SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Dainty Doll'
COMMON NAME: Dainty Doll Hinoki Cypress
GARDEN SIZE: 3 ft. tall x 4 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: Slow, 3-5" per year
USDA ZONE: Zone 5
EXPOSURE: Sun to Partial Shade
WATER & SOIL: Well-drained soil; Average water requirements
HABIT (FORM): Dwarf, broadly pyramidal, spreading
FOLIAGE: Delicate, irregular green sprays
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