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botanical name:
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Aurea'
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Aurea' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hinoki Cypress
family:  Cupressaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: golden
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Dense, slow-growing dwarf shrub with golden-yellow foliage, particularly in spring and summer. More vigorous then C. obtusa 'Nana' and more like a golden form of 'Nana Gracilis', eventually forming a compact pyramidal shape.
Leaves are held in cup-shaped fans and may become bronze tinted in cold winters. Reaches about 50cm high by 30cm wide in ten years.

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