How to grow Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest

Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest growing tree of the genus Cupressus also known as Italian cypress , Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest perennial pinophyta plant and used as ornamental fragrance plant and also as bonsai, can grow in mediterranean, temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.

Leaves color yellow to green in pinnate shape with lemon fragrance, the tree grows also cone shape.

Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest flower

Flower color yellow, grows in the end of the leaves look like dandruff.

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Requirements for Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, in warm weather can grow a lot of years until one day die

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
All the branches that grow down need to be prune

Size of the plant?
5-15 m, 2-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flower grow in the end of the leaves look like dandruff

Scientific name:

Cupressus macrocarpa

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