CIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Thoweil'
COMMON NAME: Thoweil Hinoki Cypress
GARDEN SIZE: 6 ft. tall x 2 ft. wide
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): Narrow Upright
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Deep 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