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Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Golden' is an easy care, evergreen tree, with lovely golden coloured foliage which is retained through all seasons. This conifer has a narrow, columnar growth habit, and is slow growing to 5 to 7 metres tall and a metre wide. A good tree for wind breaks, screening and as a hedge, and also as an accent plant. Salt and frost tolerant, and suits a wide range of soil types. Fertilise in spring.
This plant is mainly used as an ornamental, but the wood is fine grained, hard and scented.
Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified
Maximum height: 7 metres
Minimum height: 5 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.8 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.