SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'
COMMON NAME: Nana Lutea Golden Hinoki Cypress
GARDEN SIZE: 4 ft. tall x 3 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: Slow; uo to 3-5″ per year under ideal conditions
USDA ZONE: 5-8
EXPOSURE: Part Sun. Scorches in the afternoon sun.
WATER & SOIL: Well-drained soil; Average water requirements
HABIT (FORM): Dwarf, Irregular globe when young, maturing to upright
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Golden Yellow
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