Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Contorta'

Dwarf Contorted Hinoki Cypress.    Interesting whorled texture and contorted form makes this dwarf conifer a stand out in the garden.  Rich green foliage is subtly lighter green at the tips. Leaves twist, curl, and whorl around the stems.  Stems with foliage are wider at the base and taper down towards the tips.  Has an irregular upright habit.  A good little evergreen shrub for miniature and fairy gardens, as well as trough gardens and conifer collections.  Easy to grow in containers and in the ground.  Cold hardy to zone 5.  Plants are growing in  approximately 4" x 4" x 5" pots.  When planted in the ground, may reach 18"h x 16"w in ten years time.

  • Slow growing miniature conifer, grows just 1" per year
  • Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Grow in partial shade; protect from harsh afternoon sun
  • Cold hardy to -20° to -10°F
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Contorta'
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  • Item #: PLANT800.18ChoNaCo
Price $18.00
Availability Out-of-Stock