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Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

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Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' is a lush evergreen conifer hedging plant with a solid, upright form. Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' has bright, lime-green, golden foliage with a pleasant lemon scent. A Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' hedge will provide year-round cover and screening due to its dense, evergreen foliage.

  • Best Features: Bright lime/gold foliage, upright form, slightly columnar shape
  • Ideal For Hedges: Up to 12m
  • Growth Rate: Average to Fast | 30-60cm a year
  • Position: Full sun, partial shade, normal, well-drained soil, sheltered, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: Golden leylandii for a faster growing golden conifer
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Monterey Cypress 'Goldcrest' 20/40cm 2L pot
Monterey Cypress 'Goldcrest' 20/40cm 2L pot

Pot Grown
2L Pot


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Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' hedge (Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest') description

Plant Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' in a sunny or partially shaded site for the brightest colour foliage. Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' will tolerate a coastal position and prefers a normal, well-drained soil.

Common uses for Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' hedging

Cupressus macrocarpa is great for low-medium height screening hedges and year-round cover. Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' is a great hedging option that brings both bright foliage and pleasant fragrance to any garden.

Combine Cupressus 'Goldcrest' with

Plant your Monterey cypress hedge plants with other shrubs for hedging.

Growth rate for Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' hedges

Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' is ideal for hedging up to 2m. Cupressus macrocarpa is relatively fast-growing and will achieve between 40-60cm a year.

Care advice for Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' hedging plants

When planted properly, Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' like most hedges, need little attention - view our hedge planting advice here. Prune your Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' hedges once a year for an informal shape, or more frequently if you wish to maintain a neat, formal hedge. A good tip - Don't forget to feed your Conifer hedges after planting - view our care advice section for more information.

Suggested planting density for 'Goldcrest' hedging

For information on planting density specific to your cupressus macrocarpa hedge, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' hedges are available year-round as pot grown hedge plants.

Overall, our Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' hedging plants are UK grown by our talented hedging experts who have years of nursery growing experience. Occasionally, we source Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' hedging from outside of the UK. In this instance, we go to every effort to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to provide the freshest condition hedging plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest' hedging plants online with complete confidence.

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