Cupressus lusitanica 'Adelaide Gold'

Habit similar to c. lusitanica but foliage and branchlets golden at the tips; cones not produced. Material in the nursery trade appears more similar to c. macrocarpa. Grown in 1960 by Mr Colin Small, Superintendent of Parks to the City of Enfield, Adelaide, from seed obtained from the Waite Institute in South Australia. Literature: Lothian (1978). Sa: Adelaide (Angas Gardens n of River Torrens; Womens' Memorial Gardens s of River Torrens; w of Port Road bridge; Bonython Park, north of boat pool, original tree 6.5 m tall in 1977).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Cupressaceae
genus       Cupressus L.
species        Cupressus lusitanica Mill.