Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Butter Ball'

Butter Ball Hinoki Cypress.  A cheerful little ball of bright yellow foliage, that darkens to green towards the center. Color stands out against the many shades of green in the garden. Keeps a nice rounded shape naturally - no pruning needed.  Soft texture begs you to reach out and touch it.  Remains evergreen, providing structure and year-round interest for miniature gardens and plantings.  A beautiful little plant and easy to grow.  Initial small size is perfect to add variety of size to miniature plantings, adding to the "realism" of the garden.  Small root ball is easy to plant and fit into small garden spaces, troughs and containers.  Plants are about 2.5" tall above a 2.25" x 2.25" x 3.5"h pot.

  • Slow growing dwarf conifer, grows about 2" per year
  • Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Grow in full sun or partial shade
  • Cold hardy to zone 5
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Butter Ball'
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  • Item #: PLANT800.1/smChoBB
Price $6.95
Availability Out-of-Stock