|Latin Name||Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'|
|Common Name||Monterey Cypress|
|Position||Full sun, sheltered from wind.|
|Soil||Moist but well-drained soil.|
|Rate of Growth||Fast|
|Garden Care||Hedging or topiary forms will require regular trimming.|
|Pruning||No pruning required, but can be trimmed and shaped as required as long as cuts are confined to young green shoots.|
This conifer has beautiful yellow-green foliage, emitting a delightful lemon scent when crushed or cut. Superb as hedging or in patio containers, they can be form to dramatic architectural shapes and trimming using secateurs little and regularly to make or restore a shape.