Chamaecyparis pisifera Soft Serve Gold

Available May 1

Chamaecyparis 'Soft Serve Gold' photo courtesy of Spring Meadow Nursery

False Cypress

Add the golden glow of Chamaecyparis SOFT SERVE® Gold to your garden. It is an easy-care alternative to dwarf Alberta spruce. It shares the same attractive pyramidal habit and easy-going care but it is hardy and resistant to burning from sun and wind.

  • Size: 2 gal
  • Height: 1.8 to 3 m (6-10 ft)
  • Spread: 1.8 to 3 m (6-10 ft)
  • Sun or Shade: minimum 4 hours of direct sun
  • Foliage Colour: gold
  • Shape: pyramidal
  • Critter Resistance: some resistance to deer

Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Soft Serve' grows in full sun to part shade in average to moist soil. The colour will be most intense in more sun. It is naturally dense so little pruning is required to keep it in an attractive shape.