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Cupressus 'Goldcrest' - Holiday Goldcrest False Cypress


Introducing the Goldcrest Cypress, a vibrant and versatile evergreen that will illuminate your garden with its striking golden foliage. This compact and hardy conifer is not only a standout feature but also an excellent choice for hedging, border planting, or container gardening. Its aromatic lemony scent and natural resistance to pests make it a favorite among gardeners. The Goldcrest Cypress adds a touch of year-round brilliance and fragrance to your outdoor space, making it an ideal choice for those seeking both beauty and resilience in their landscape.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Cupressus 'Goldcrest'
  • Common Name: Goldcrest Cypress, Goldcrest Evergreen, Goldcrest False Cypress
  • Family: Araucariaceae
  • Native Range: Subtropical Regions of the South Pacific 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Moderate
  • Light: Prefers bright, direct light
  • Water: Keep the soil moist, but not wet. If the plant stays too dry, the tips of its branches will turn brown and crispy
  • Humidity: High
  • Temperature: Does best in temperatures in the low 60sF
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead branches and control growth.  
  • Feeding: Fertilize with with a water soluble balanced fertilizer during spring and summer
  • Pests: Look out for scale, spider mites and mealybugs.
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets