Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Minima Aurea'

Miniature Yellow Sawara Cypress.  An attractive miniature conifer with brown stems and pretty green/yellow foliage.  Spring foliage is bright green with a "yellow sheen" on the outer leaves, becoming more green as the season progresses.  Flat (arborvitae-like) foliage arches subtly away from the stem and has a fine, lacey texture.  Great little shrub for fairy gardens, miniature gardens, trough and railroad gardens. Cold hardy to zone 3.  Plants are growing in pots approximately 4.25" x 4.25" x 4.75".   When planted in the ground, may reach 18"h x 12"w in ten years time.

  • Miniature conifer, growing about 1" per year
  • Grows best in full sun with well-drained soil
  • Cold hardy to about -30° to -40°F
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Minima Aurea'
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  • Item #: PLANT801.9ChpMiAu
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Price $18.00
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