Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'

Golden Dwarf Hinoki Cypress.  A bright yellow version of the much loved 'Nana Gracilis'.  Little fans of finger-like foliage are densely packed on upright stems.  Young foliage is bright yellow, making the two-tone plants yellow on the outside and green on the inside.  (Photos show late winter foliage, before new season's color has developed.)  Provide protection from harsh summer sun.  Has as a broad upright habit.  Remains evergreen through the winter, providing structure and year-round interest for miniature gardens and plantings.  A lovely little plant and easy to grow.  Small root ball/pot size is easy to plant and fit into small garden spaces, troughs and containers.  Plants are growing in 2.25" x 2.25" x 3.5"h pots.

  • Dwarf conifer, can grow about 3-5" per year
  • Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Grow in full sun or partial shade; provide some protection from harsh summer sun
  • Cold hardy to zone 5
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'
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  • Item #: PLANT800.17/smChoNL
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Price $7.95
Availability In-Stock