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A picture of a Chamaecyparis obtusa

Chamaecyparis obtusa

Chamaecyparis obtusa

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

6m

10m

Min

3m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Chamaecyparis obtusa Overview

    This is a tall broad conical evergreen tree from Japan. The foliage is a rich dark green and alternately arranged, they will range in height from 10m to 36m with a wide trunk and red-brown flaky bark.

    Common problems with Chamaecyparis obtusa

    How to propagate Chamaecyparis obtusa

    Seed

    Propagate by seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

    Cuttings

    Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

    Other uses of Chamaecyparis obtusa

    Banks, specimen