Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' at Roath Park Botanic Garden

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea'
March 2018

Grid reference ST 18600 78926
Common name Hinoki cypress 'Tetragona Aurea'
Common name Golden fernleaf cypress
Deciduous No
Marked on 1947 chart of Pinetum
Height 12M March 2018
Girth 80cm March 2018
Reference 554

This tree is at the south end, on the east side of the Nant Fawr, between the footpath and the stream immediately south of the bridge by the conservatory.

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' bark

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' bark
March 2018

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' bark2

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' bark
March 2018

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' foliage3

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' foliage
March 2018

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' foliage

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' foliage
March 2018

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' cone

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' cones
March 2018

General tree description

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea' is a cultivar of the Hinoki cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa, native to Japan. It is a small, bushy tree growing 8 to 12 metres tall, with dense golden-yellow foliage and blunt leaf ends.