SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Crippsii'
COMMON NAME: Golden Hinoki Falsecypress
GARDEN SIZE: 8-10 ft. tall x 3-4 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: 6 to 12" per year
USDA ZONE: 4-8
EXPOSURE: Partial Sun
WATER & SOIL: Well-drained soil; Average water requirements
HABIT (FORM): Upright, pyramidal and loosely-branched conifer
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Dense sprays of bright green scale-like needles; new growth is a golden yellow
FLOWERS: Conifer; prized for foliage
FRUIT: Not specified
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