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Chamaecyparis – Soft Serve® Gold

Garden Height
72 - 120
Spacing
72 - 120
Spread
72 - 120
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
Proven Winners

Resists: Deer

Fun Facts

This species is often known as Sawara false cypress, as it is native to the same region of Japan as the charming city of Sawara.

Winter Interest

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

This soft-to-the-touch evergreen needs little maintenance. It grows well in sun or part shade (minimum of four hours of bright sun each day), but it does need well-drained soil.

Uses Notes

The pyramidal shape of Soft Serve Gold false cypress means it will be wider at its base and narrow at the top. Its strong silhouette means it lends a touch of formality wherever it is planted.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Good for Screening, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point