Golden Hinoki False Cypress
The Midas Touch of Evergreens Golden Hinoki False Cypress
- Green-Gold Feather-Like Needles
- Easy to Shape With Light Pruning
- Fantastic for Privacy Screens
- Deer Resistant
No need to have the Midas touch to add a splash of golden delight to your garden. The Golden Hinoki False Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Crippsi) does that all on it's own! Whether you're looking for a colorful background choice for your flower beds or want to cover up a garden eyesore, the feathery sprays are the perfect solution!
Golden Hinoki False Cypress are a loosely conical shape of golden green needles. The needles are quite soft, so no need to worry about getting poked by a stray branch!
This specimen is a relatively petite plant, so growing them in urban areas without much room works like a charm! They are easy to shape into the space they are growing with periodic sheering. This makes them incredibly useful when filling in a suburban yard or wanting to cover a small amount of space with a large amount of color!
The landscape uses for this plant are extensive. Plant one by itself for a pop of gold or in groups of two or three for a larger impact. Add a Golden Hinoki False Cypress to the back of a perennial flower bed to create a beautiful backdrop that catches the evening sunset like none other.
Another common use for the Golden Hinoki False Cypress is in lines near edges of the property as a privacy screen. It is deer resistant, so neighbors will love the look and wildlife will leave the trees alone!
This evergreen tree does it's best in an area with full sun. It will tolerate partial shade, but the more sun the lighter the needles. It also prefers well drained soil. Protecting from harsh winds is advised as this specimen can sometimes be affected by wind burn.
Take the golden hours of sunset to the next level with Golden Hinoki False Cypress. Its gorgeous golden needles and delicate looking conical shape give the tree character that lasts all four seasons. Order one to complete your cottage garden look today!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Crippsii'|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Foliage Color||Yellow Gold|