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Dwarf Golden Threadleaf False Cypress

Use this unusual conifer to add an exotic touch to the landscape. Wonderful, graceful form is carefree and rarely needs pruning. Contrasts well with red-leaved smokebush or Japanese maple. Dwarf size is well-suited for smaller gardens.

Companion Plants


Bird's Nest Spruce

Burning Bush

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Dwarf Golden Threadleaf False Cypress

  • Botanical name

    Chamaecyparis pisifera

  • Variety

    Filifera Aurea Nana

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    36" (91 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water


  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Mulch to reduce weeds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Howard J.'s collection