Common Name

False Cypress


Gracilis Aurea

Botanical Name

Chamaecyparis obtusa


Hardy for zones 4-8

False cypress is an evergreen coniferous shrub with various shapes, sizes, and colors. It is a hardy plant that can easily tolerate cold temperatures and drought. False cypress is available in multiple sizes, from small ground cover plants to large shrubs. Its bright green foliage is attractive during any season and adds color to the landscape throughout the year. In addition, its beautiful foliage is often accented with lacy, fan-like sprays of foliage, making it a unique and interesting choice for any outdoor space.


Part sun


3-4 feet (91 cm - 1 meter)


2-3 times per week

Bloom Time

No Bloom


Provide enough water in fall, before freeze

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