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Crippsii Golden Hinoki Cypress
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Crippsii Golden Hinoki Cypress

Cupressaceae Chamaecyparis Obtusa Crippsii

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Grows InZone 5A · -20° to -15° F through Zone 8B · 15° to 20° F
Grows in Ashburn! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant
BloomsFall Foliage, Winter Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorYellow, Dark Green
Average Height12' to 15'
Average Width6' to 8'
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesFragrant Foliage
Additional Information About Crippsii Golden Hinoki Cypress

Chamaecyparis Obtusa 'Crippsii' is a moderate growing tree and cone bearing plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5A through 8B. It matures to an average height of 12 feet to 15 feet and an average width of 6 feet to 8 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. The foliage is yellow and dark green in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer. If you like fragrance, Chamaecyparis Obtusa 'Crippsii' has fragrant foliage.

Crippsii Golden Hinoki Cypress can be useful in the landscape in foundation plantings, as a buffer or screen, as a background, as an accent, for topiary, as a focal point, in landscape beds or islands, to frame the corners of a home or other building, as a hedge or in medians and also in theme gardens.

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Noteworthy Characteristics

Golden Hinoki Cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Crippsii',  is one of if not the best of the yellow conifers. A natural beauty, its dense, pyramidal form to about 15 feet in height with a 6 to 7 feet spread produces sprays bright gold foliage. The foliage holds its color throughout the winter. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great focal point specimen on this basis alone. Unlike many other Chamaecyparis varieties, which are slow growers, Crippsi has grown quite rapidly in our gardens, at least for a hinoki. 


Excellent colorful evergreen specimen for center of an island garden, in hedges and screens, or for softening a house corner.

Culture & Care

Crippsii does best in full sun however will tolerate some shade or filtered sunlight. It prefers a moist, well-drained soil however tolerates drought fairly well when established. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is one you'll never have to prune however it can be trimmed in late winter to shape.

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