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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis' /Hinoki False Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'   / Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'
A young tree with a pyramidal shape
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A young tree with a pyramidal shape

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Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'
Common Name: Hinoki False Cypress
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: The most commonly grown form of Hinoki false cypress grown with slender pyramidal habit and whorled, flattened sprays of dark green foliage. The scale-like leaves have conspicuous white lines on their undersides. Unless the planting site is ideal, it prefers some shade.