SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Gracilis’
COMMON NAME: Nana Gracilis Dwarf Hinoki Cypress
GARDEN SIZE: 8’H x 6’W
GROWTH RATE: Slow; up to 3-6″ per year under ideal conditions
USDA ZONE: 5-8
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Well-drained soil; Average water requirements
HABIT (FORM): Globe when young, maturing to upright
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Rich Green
PLANT ORIGIN: Japanese islands of Honshu and Kyushu
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