Chamaecyparis 'Soft Serve Gold' 1 gallon

Chamaecyparis 'Soft Serve Gold' 1 gallon

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Sunny style and structure for your landscape.

Soft Serve® false cypress has long been one of our most popular evergreens, thanks to its neat, appealing shape and deer resistance - and now, it comes in gold! Soft Serve® Gold false cypress is the perfect plant for adding year-round color to your landscape. It naturally grows as a dense pyramid so is especially nice for planting near your front door or any place you'd like a formal accent. Easily grown in sun or shade for maximum versatility. Available in garden centers in spring 2019.

Top reasons to grow Soft Serve® Gold false cypress:

- Strong pyramidal shape adds low-maintenance structure to your landscape.

- Golden foliage is bright and colorful all year round.

- Good deer resistance.

Foliage Interest
Winter Interest
Salt Tolerant


Plant Type: 
Shrub Type: 
Height Category: 
Garden Height: 
 72 - 120 Inches
 72 - 120 Inches
 72 - 120 Inches
Foliage Colors: 
Foliage Shade: 
Container Role: 


Light Requirement: 
 Part Sun to Sun


The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category: 
Bloom Time: 
 Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Water Category: 
 Border Plant


 Good for Screening


 Mass Planting

 Specimen or Focal Point
Uses Notes: 

The pyramidal shape of Soft Serve Gold false cypress means it will be wider at its base and narrow at the top. Its strong silhouette means it lends a touch of formality wherever it is planted.

Maintenance Notes: 

This soft-to-the-touch evergreen needs little maintenance. It grows well in sun or part shade (minimum of four hours of bright sun each day), but it does need well-drained soil.

Fun Facts: 

This species is often known as Sawara false cypress, as it is native to the same region of Japan as the charming city of Sawara.

Soft Serve® Gold Chamaecyparis pisifera 'FARROWCGMS' USPP 30,665