|Latin Name||Cupressus arizonica 'Fastigiata Aurea'|
|Common Name||Golden Arizona Cypress|
|Soil||Most soil types. Well drained|
|Hardiness||fully to half hardy|
|Rate of Growth||strong upright growth|
|Garden Care||Benefits from a general fertilizer in early spring|
|Pruning||To maintain hedging or topiary it is necessary to trim the plants to shape 2 or 3 times in the growing season. Do not cut into old wood as the plant will not grow back. Specimen trees do not need any specific pruning, just to keep shape.|
Cupressus arizonica fastigiata is an upright conifer with dense lovely blue-green foliage which is golden yellow on the growing shoots. The leaves are scale like and the cones small. It is especially useful as a topiary specimen or as hedging.