Cupressus nootkatensis 'Aureovariegata'

Cupressus nootkatensis 'Aureovariegata' is a small, broadly-conical tree form of Nootka cypress with green foliage and patches of golden-yellow variegation. After 10 years a mature specimen will measure 6 feet (2 m) tall and 4 feet (1.3 m) wide, an annual growth rate of 6 to 8 inches (15 - 20 cm).

This cultivar originated as a branch sport introduced to the nursery trade in 1875 by Maurice Young of Milford Nursery, Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom.

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Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Aureovariegata' foliage Close up of foliage.
Photo by Bill Barger
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Aureovariegata' foliage This is a close up picture of the variegated foliage. This picture was taken at the Dawes Arboretum during the Conifer Society tour in 2004.
Photo by Ken Church

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