Golden threadleaf sawara cypress

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    Golden threadleaf sawara cypress @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
Formal Name
Chamaecyparis pisifera cv. plumosa aurea
Alias
Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
Habitat
dwarfing horticultural variety
Morph
Evergreen small trees

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What is Golden threadleaf sawara cypress

Golden threadleaf sawara cypress , or Hotaru hiba (scientific name: Chamaecyparis pisifera cv. Plumosa Aurea) is a dwarfing horticultural variety of the evergreen tall tree "Sawara cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera)" in the Cupressaceae family native to Japan. The leaves are dense, and the sprouts that attach to the leaf tips in summer are golden and look like spots. The leaves are green in the sun, but they become golden in winter. There are white pores in the back. The flowers come in spring. It is used for garden trees, hedges and park trees.

Detailed information

Order
Pinales
Family
Cupressaceae
Genus
Chamaecyparis
Species
C. pisifera cv. Plumosa Aurea
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Gardenpark
Color
Green, Orange
Season
May
Height
200 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
0.3 ~ 0.5

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