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Cuppressus Goldcrest


By Dahler1

United Kingdom Gb

How wide, how high do they grow, and how far apart do I need to plant them to make a hedge.



Cupressus Macrocarpa Goldcrest, full grown 16ft./5metres. Width 8ft./2.5metres. Plant 3ft/1metre apart, trees 3ft. high/1metre.
A dwarf type is Cupressus Lawsoniana Aurea Densa. Full grown height 6ft,/2metre, width 3ft./1metre, plant 2ft/65mm apart.

28 Sep, 2008


correction - name is Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Aurea Densa', a plant in my collection is 5ft tall at 20yrs old. not really much use as a proper hedge.

28 Sep, 2008


My wording is corect. Chamaecyparis is the Genus, Cupressus is the species.
Try Cupressus Lawsoniana Castle wellen or Cupressus Macrocarpa Luten

28 Sep, 2008


With all due respect your comments are incorrect and a little confusing. I will try and explain as simply as I can.
First your reference to Cupressus lawsoniana is extremely outdated nomenclature.
Chamaecyparis and Cupressus are both the genus or genera.
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, and Cupressus macrocarpa are both the species. Chamaecyparis, Cupressus, and x Cupressocyparis are all cypresses and members of the Cupressaceae family.
There is no Cupressus Lawsoniana Castle wellen or Cupressus Macrocarpa Luten, but there is a
x Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Castlewellan', and a Cupressus macrocarpa 'Lutea'.

29 Sep, 2008

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