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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Filicoides Compacta'

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Cupressaceae (The Cypress Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
Plant Size:
5-8 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Not Applicable
Flower Color:
Not applicable
Light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
Distinctive conifer produces erect branches with flattened fern like, dark green foliage sprays. Slow to medium growth rate. This conifer will grow in sun on the coast, or part shade in hot inland climates. Well drained soil, moderate watering.