Hinoki Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Chamaecyparis obtusa Accepted
Chamaecyparis obtusa var. breviramea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 50 to 75 feet (15-23 feet)
Plant Spread: 15 to 25 feet (5-8m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruit: Other: Small, globose brown cones.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Near Threatened
Lovely false cypress

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Location: At the Filoli gardens - Woodside, CADate: 2013-07-06Lovely false cypress
By tarev
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2015-10-25
By Patty
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Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Unknown Conifer? Juniper? by PATRICK66 Dec 12, 2018 11:20 AM 12
Chamaecyparis obtusa [Hinoki falsecypress] by frankrichards16 Dec 19, 2018 8:42 AM 7
Hinoki Cypress ID Needed by LaLo Sep 25, 2018 5:05 PM 1
Chaemocyparis obtusa Douglasi by csandt Sep 12, 2018 5:25 PM 2
Planted a new Hydrangea Garden, 2018 by frankrichards16 Sep 16, 2018 5:05 PM 10
6 to 8 foot foundation planting? by jojodwolf Nov 10, 2018 1:55 PM 6

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