Goldcrest

Cupressus macrocarpa 'gold crest'

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  • Flower name
    Goldcrest
  • Scientific name
    Cupressus macrocarpa 'gold crest'
  • AliasMonterey cypress, Gold Crest, モントレーサイプレス
  • Place of origincultivar, North America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Goldcrest

GoldCrest (Scientific name: Cupressus macrocarpa 'Gold Crest') is a cultivar of the evergreen needle-leaved tall trees which is "Monterey cypress" of the family Cypressae native to California Coast in North America. The leaves of Monterey cypress are greenish, however the leaves of Gold Crest become golden. The gentle tree shape and light yellow leaf color which looks like gold are preferred and planted well. In the early summer, a creamy florist like flower blooms. The weak point is that the roots are shallow and easy to collapse, leaves are dense so it is not suitable for high temperature and humidity like in Japan. Because it grows fast, it is resistant to harvest and is used for topiaries. Conifer is also popular because the color is bright.

Generic name: GoldCrest, Scientific name: Cupressus macrocarpa 'Gold Crest' , Origin: Garden cultivar, North America, tree height: 1 to 20 m, leaf shape : Scaly shape.


  • Eye
    Pinales
  • Family
    Cupressaceae
  • Genus
    Cupressus
  • Species
    C. macrocarpa cv. Gold Crest
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Other
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen needle-leaved tall trees
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.6 cm

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