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Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 15 - 20 Feet
  • Width 5 - 7 Feet
  • Growing Zones 5-7

Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) is a tall, narrow evergreen. When the soft foliage first comes in, it is yellow. As it ages, it turns to a bluish-green color. These shrubs provide two-tone color without requiring much maintenance.

This False Cypress makes a good specimen plant or can be planted along the foundation. They make good screening plants, border plants, landscape plants, edging plants, and container plants. They are deer resistant, as well. Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress are native to Oregon and California. They provide a good place for songbirds to live in the winter.

Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress Care

Plant Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress in good draining soil. Mulch around the shrub to maintain even moisture. Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress will grow in average soil with an average amount of water. The shrub will grow in sun to part sun in zones 5-7. The plant could benefit from an application of slow-release fertilizer for shrubs and trees in the spring.

This plant is very easy to maintain. It rarely needs pruning but can be pruned in the spring if necessary. Cut off sick or dead branches and leaves at any time of the year.

Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress Spacing

Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress grows 15-20 feet tall. It is slim, only spreading 4-5 feet. Since it is so slim, you only have to allow 5-7 feet between shrubs.

Pinpoint® Gold False Cypress Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-7
Plant Type: Shrub
Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Mature Height: 15 - 20 Feet
Mature Width: 5 - 7 Feet
Plant Spacing: 5 - 7 Feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): None
Seasonal Interest: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Golden Green
Resists: Deer
Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Uses: Border Plant Container Edging Plant Good for Screening Landscape Specimen or Focal Point
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'SMNCLMG' USPPAF, Can PBRAF

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location


Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.