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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Wells' Special'

Common Name:
Dwarf Hinoki cypress
Plant Type:
Evergreen tree
Cupressaceae (The Cypress Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
Plant Size:
15 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Not Applicable
Flower Color:
Not applicable
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
This slowly growing small tree is particularly desirable for its horizontal tiers of branches, rich green foliage and wispy new shoots. One of the easiest of the dwarf Hinoki cypress cultivars to grow.