Gemstone Dwarf Hinoki Cypress
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gemstone'
This slow-growing dwarf evergreen creates an irregular, upright form that lends exceptional character to small spaces, even when you plant just one. And its convenient size -- it reaches just 18 to 30 inches high and 1 to 2 feet wide after 10 years' growth --makes it perfect for patio containers as well as the garden.
The remarkable habit of this dwarf Hinoki Cypress never fails to gain praise and admiration from garden visitors, and if the truth be told, you will never grow tired of watching its progress yourself! Casting its stiff, twisted branches in all directions, this is truly a unique tree, and a marvel for the sunny garden.
The foliage may look soft, but it is actually somewhat stiff and bristly, so dense that you can barely glimpse the russet-red bark beneath.
Grow this Hinoki Cypress in full sun to light shade (sun brings out the best gold tones in the foliage, but protect from scorching at the southern end of the hardiness range). An elegant and very easy to grow specimen, it is highly sought. Reserve yours today! Zones 4-8.
|Zone||4 - 8|
|Plant Height||18 in - 2 ft 6 in|
|Plant Width||12 in - 24 in|
|Additional Characteristics||Easy Care Plants, Evergreen|
|Foliage Color||Medium Green|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Moisture Requirements||Moist, well-drained|
|Resistance||Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Pest Resistant|
|Soil Tolerance||Normal, loamy|
|Uses||Containers, Foliage Interest, Specimen, Border|
|Restrictions||Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands|
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