Chamaecyparis obtusa/Hinoki Falsecypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa / Chamaecyparis obtusa
A young tree
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A young tree

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Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis obtusa
Common Name: Hinoki Falsecypress
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A very important timber species that can be a very large specimen plant in the landscape. Sometime used to form a tall privacy hedge, but must have good drainage and full sunlight. Best adapted for conditions in the Upper South. Does not do well in the hot, humid South.