Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Golden'

Swane's Golden Italian Cypress

Evergreen Shrub

This strongly upright, drought tolerant, evergreen conifer has golden foliage; a refreshing derivation of the classic Italian cypress. Use as individual accents where a strong vertical element is desired or lined out as a hedge.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 96 - 144 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Columnar / Narrow, Upright
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Gold, Yellow, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy, mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos