Cupressus macrocarpa ’Goldcrest’
English name: Monterey ‘Goldcrest’ cypress
Latin name: Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’
Family: Cypress - Cupressaceae
Origin: California (USA)
The Monterey ‘Goldcrest’ cypress is a coniferous evergreen of medium height, growing to about 12 metres. The leaves are scaly and pale yellow. The shoots, when rubbed, give off a lemon scent. It is cultivated in gardens in countries with a mild climate. In countries such as Poland, it is popular as a potted plant, which may be placed outdoors in summer.