Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana’ Hinoki cypress or False cypress.
Latin Name: Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana’
Common name: Dwarf Hinoki Cypress
Family: Cupressaceae Native: Japan
Mature Height: 2 to 4 feet
Mature Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Growth Rate: Slow Growth Habit: pyramidal shape
Foliage: dark-green, swirling pattern
Sun: Full sun to part shade (best in full sun)
Soil: medium moisture, well-draining fertile soils. Avoid wet, poorly-drained soils. Shelter from wind.
Fertilizer: Suggest a well-balanced fertilizer like a 10-10-10 or 13-13-13. Feed in spring and fall.
Moisture: Regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly.
Use: small accents, excellent in rock gardens and is great for bonsai. Other: Winter Interest
Hardy Zone: 4 – 8