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Slender Hinoki False Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'

SKU
02368
An open-branched, pyramidal form with gracefully arching branchlets. Tiny, deep green needles with reddish new growth have a soft, ferny appearance and develop bronze coloring in winter. An excellent small, slender evergreen tree for screening, hedges and background plantings.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-tu-SA GRASS-ih-liss
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Pine (Pinus); Hosta (Hosta)

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil; avoid prolonged drought. Shelter from drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Prune only lightly to shape; remove no more than current season's growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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