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Threadleaf Cypress Mops

Chamaecyparis pisifera is the botanical name of threadleaf cypress mops.

Mops are dwarf threadleaf or Filiform variants with scale-like needles adhering to the branches. There are also larger threadleaf cultivars of the same species.

                                                                                                         Chamaecyparis pisifera

This cypress has golden weeping foliage and prefers well-drained soil and full sun or part shade (deeper shade may cause the foliage to turn green instead of golden). Its height at 7 years is listed at 5-10' and at 20 years a maximum of 15'.






     Chamaecyparis pisifera