SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana’
COMMON NAME: Nana True Dwarf Hinoki Cypress, Falsecypress
GARDEN SIZE: 2 ft. tall x 2 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: Very Slow, up to 1-3” per year under ideal conditions
USDA ZONE: 5-8
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Well-drained soil; Average water requirements
HABIT (FORM): Dwarf or Miniature, Globe Shaped
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Dark Green
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