Platycladus orientalis 'Rosedalis'

Dwarf, leaves soft, needle-like, new growth yellow becoming pale green in summer and purplish in winter. Slightly similar to 'Meldensis' but distinguished by the colour changes and softer leaves. Origin unknown. Vic: Mt Beauty (2 exceptional specimens outside Department cnr Office).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Cupressaceae
genus       Platycladus Spach
species        Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco