SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Iseli Green’
COMMON NAME: Iseli Green Hinoki Cypress, Falsecypress
GARDEN SIZE: 20 ft. tall x 15 ft. wide if left in natural form
GROWTH RATE: Fast; up to or over 12" per year under ideal conditions
USDA ZONE: 5-8
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Well-drained soil; Average water requirements
HABIT (FORM): Broad Upright
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Dark Green marked by distinctive white crosshatches beneath
FLOWERS: Not Applicable
FRUIT: Not Applicable
PLANT ORIGIN: Central Japan
WILDLIFE SUPPORT: Not utilized by native wildlife. Deer resistant.
FERTILIZING: Feed in spring and fall with acidic organic fertilizer.
PRUNING: Minimal shearing required. Hand pruning is preferred. Late winter or early summer is best.
PET SAFETY: ASPCA safety not provided