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82.‘Crippsii’ Hinoki Falsecypress


Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Crippsii’

 

Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
5 – 8
Height:
50 – 75
Spread:
10 – 20
Habit:
Broad pyramidal, branches spreading, branchlets broadly frond-like, tops decurving
Light:
Full sun
Soil:
Moist, well-drained soil preferable
Flowers:
Cones: inconspicuous
Fruit:
short-stalked cones, 1/3 – 3/8 across
Landscape use:
Useful as a specimen tree
History:
Native range is Japan and Formosa; introduced in 1861
Pests\Problems:
None serious
Significant Features:
Dark green foliage is handsome; rich golden yellow changing to green within the interior foliage of the plant; yellowish at ends of sprays