Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Pincushion'

Golden Pincushion Threadleaf Falsecypress

Newly planted

Newly planted

Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Chamaecyparis

Parent: Chamaecyparis pisifera

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 4 to 8

Size: 2 to 3' tall and wide in 10 years

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Dense globose dwarf. Golden foliage. Moist well-drained soil.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Pikes in June 2013 and planted it in the Triangle Island Garden.

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