Chamaecyparis obtusa Confucius Cupressaceae
Confucius Hinoki Falsecypress kam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-TU-sa
- Conifer, evergreen, semi-dwarf tree, upright, broadly conical, 8-10 ft tall and 4 ft wide at maturity. Foliage, in flat sprays, is bright
yellow-gold on the exterior with darker shades of yellow and green in the interior; may be orange colored in winter.
- Sun to part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 First introduced by a nursery in New Zealand in 1984
(Duncan & Davies), this golden foliage cultivar is classified as a faster growing plant than its sister