Golden threadleaf sawara cypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera cv. plumosa aurea

  • Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
  • Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
  • Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
  • Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
  • Flower name
    Golden threadleaf sawara cypress
  • Scientific name
    Chamaecyparis pisifera cv. plumosa aurea
  • Aliasニッコウヒバ, オウゴンシノブヒバ, Golden threadleaf sawara cypress, 蛍檜葉, 黄金忍檜葉, 日光檜葉
  • Place of origindwarfing horticultural variety
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonMay

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.


  • Order
    Pinales
  • Family
    Cupressaceae
  • Genus
    Chamaecyparis
  • Species
    C. pisifera cv. Plumosa Aurea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen small trees
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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