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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Minima'

Common Name:
Golf ball chamaecyparis
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Cupressaceae (The Cypress Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
Plant Size:
2-3 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
Like C. obtusa 'Nana', this is one of several selections sold under the given name. It is very slow in growth, nearly round but a little broader than tall. It has feathery grey-green leaves, shaded with yellow in new growth.