Lemon cypress, also called Goldcrest, is a small evergreen shrub with an upright growth habit that is characterized by its bright green-yellow foliage. It gets its common name from the strong scent of lemon that its soft branches produce when touched. It is a very adaptable house plant that looks beautiful in a simple pot. Help your Lemon Cypress maintain its vibrant colour by providing it with lots of bright light and periodic grooming.
- High-light plants require full sunlight to assume their full potential, which means they need at least 6 hours of direct, bright light a day. The brightest spot in your home is the best place to put them.
- This plant has medium or moderate water needs and requires watering once or twice a week. It needs moist soil throughout the growing season for optimum growth and flowering. Water this plant when the soil is dry to touch.