Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Leprechaun

Leprechaun Hinoki Cypress.   Short, round and green - it's everything you expect in a little leprechaun.  Tight emerald green foliage grows in tufts.  Has a tidy bun shape - no need to prune.  Very slow growing.  A handsome little evergreen shrub for miniature and fairy gardens, as well as trough gardens and conifer collections.  Perfect for St. Patrick's Day displays, theme gardens, and to please the little bit o' Irish in us all.  Easy to grow in containers and in the ground, with good drainage.  Cold hardy to zone 5.  Available in 4"w x 5"h pots 

  • Miniature conifer, grows less than 2-4" per year
  • Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Grow in sun with afternoon shade
  • Cold hardy to -20° to -10°F
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Leprechaun
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  • Item #: PLANT800.13ChoLe
Price $18.00
Availability Out-of-Stock