Golden Weeping Monterey Cypress
|USDA Hardiness Zone
|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|RHS Hardiness Zone
|H6 - H2
|(-15) - 4
|5 - 40
|A very large tree with bright yellow weeping branches producing a soft citrus aroma. The bark is rough and fibrous.
|Excellent for public parks and suburban gardens with its ornamental appearance. A great accent plant, windbreak or shelter tree.
|Well-drained, rich soil in full sun to partial shade. Very drought tolerant.
|Tall upright weeping, distinctly drooping branches.
|In hot summers it is very susceptible to Cypress canker.
|Rough fibrous bark.
|Flower/Leaf Bud Description
|Terminal, solitary, globose, ovoid, or oblong originate in bracts axils.
|Mature leaves can reach 2mm long although, can reach 10mm on vigorous shoots. Scale like foliage almost like a shoelace.
|The pollen cones are 3-5 mm long and release pollen in early spring.
|Fruit is dark brown, rounded in shape and 5-6 mm in length.
|Bright yellow almost gold in colour.
|Grafting or cuttings.