Hinoki Cypress – Chamaecyparis obtusa

$3.15

A beautiful sweeping conical shaped evergreen.

The Hinoki Cypress has traditionally been a popular species for bonsai. Whilst not necessarily the easiest tree to style, it is a very attractive specimen that rewards the patient enthusiast. Although it can be grown in all styles except broom, formal and informal uprights and slanting trunk styles are the easiest to achieve. It is an extremely hardy specimen and should be kept outside.  

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The Hinoki Cypress has traditionally been a popular species for bonsai. Whilst not necessarily the easiest tree to style, it is a very attractive specimen that rewards the patient enthusiast. Although it can be grown in all styles except broom, formal and informal uprights and slanting trunk styles are the easiest to achieve. It is an extremely hardy specimen and should be kept outside.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

This broad, sweeping, conical-shaped evergreen has graceful, flattened, fern-like branchlets which gently droop at branch tips. Hinoki Cypress has dark green foliage, and attractive, shredding, reddish-brown bark which peels off in long narrow strips.

Propagation

A great feature tree for gardens and parks. This tree will grow well in most temperate and sub tropical areas of Australia. For best results the Hinoki Cypress should be grown in full sun on moist, well-drained soil, and preferably where the tree can be protected from harsh winds.

Common Name:Hinoki Cypress
Scientific Name:Chamaecyparis obtusa
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 100
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Clay, Loam
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

This broad, sweeping, conical-shaped evergreen has graceful, flattened, fern-like branchlets which gently droop at branch tips. Hinoki Cypress has dark green foliage, and attractive, shredding, reddish-brown bark which peels off in long narrow strips.

Propagation

A great feature tree for gardens and parks. This tree will grow well in most temperate and sub tropical areas of Australia. For best results the Hinoki Cypress should be grown in full sun on moist, well-drained soil, and preferably where the tree can be protected from harsh winds.

Product Details
Common Name:Hinoki Cypress
Scientific Name:Chamaecyparis obtusa
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 100
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Clay, Loam
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants