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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis' - Slender Hinoki Falsecypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis' - Slender Hinoki Falsecypress

More About Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'

  • Upright, pyramidal form with a strong central leader
  • Tiny, glossy, deep green, scale-like leaves display reddish new growth
  • Twisted branchlets are held on tiered branches
  • Use to add an architectural element in a landscape

Interesting Notes:

Frequently used as Hindu Pan topiary.

Zone:

4

Height:

200-300 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

Green
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Slender Hinoki Falsecypress Growing and Maintenance Tips

This chamaecyparis cultivar benefits from full sun exposure and excellent drainage. Can be pruned for size or topiary. Special pruning note: cutting into old wood will leave a void in the foliage.


Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Topiary
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Graciosa'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Graciosa'

Graciosa Hinoki Cypress