Cupressus glabra 'Sulfurea' / Sulfury Arizona cypress

Cupressus arizonica var. glabra 'Sulfurea' is a dwarf, narrowly pyramidal selection of Arizona cypress is dense, symmetrical branching and unique, pale-yellow foliage color. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 6 feet (2 m) tall and 3 feet (1 m) wide, an annual growth rate of 4 to 6 inches (10 - 20 cm).

This cultivar originated as a seedling selected in the 1980s by Renault Freres Nursery, Gorron, France.


Cupressus glabra 'Sulfurea' — a photo taken during the summer 2002 ACS National Conference at Plant Delights Nursery in North Carolina, USA.
Photo by Bill Barger
Cupressus glabra 'Sulfurea' — a closeup of foliage detail. Photo taken during summer 2002 at Plant Delights in North Carolina, USA.
Photo by Bill Barger
Cupressus glabra 'Sulfurea' — courtesy of Stephen Grubb, U.K., The British Conifer Society. This particular plant is on its own roots.
Cupressus glabra 'Sulfurea' in a nursery display lot.
Photo by Leo Shim

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