P L A N T S F O R F A L L / S H R U B S /
C H A M A E C Y P A R I S O B T U S A ' E L M W O O D G O L D '
C O M M O N N A M E : a selection of Hinoki Cypress
O R I G I N : Taiwan, Japan
F A M I L Y : Cupressaceae
Z O N E : 5 to 8
T Y P E : Evergreen shrub
H E I G H T : avg. 8 to 10'
S U N : Full sun
S O I L : Clay, loam, or sandy; acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
M O I S T U R E : Medium
T A G S : specimen, hedge, border, massing, globose, globe-shaped, yellow foliage, cultivar, coniferous
D E S C R I P T I O N
The Elmwood cultivar has a rounded and flat-topped shape with wispy-leaved branches that add animation and depth to a landscape. It is a relatively low-maintenance shrub that can be placed next to coarser trees or shrubs for visual and textural interest.
F O L I A G E
Lacy, frayed-like and scaled leaves appear soft and dense with a yellow intensity. Variegated. Multi-stemmed.
C A R E
Provide special attention to nurturing the root system of the Elmwood: during its first seasons, regular watering is essential. Maintain its globose shape with annual pruning.
S O U R C E S