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Chamaecyparis obtusa Chirimen

Hinoki Falsecypress

Delicate in appearance this dwarf, upright conifer has very fine, crinkly foliage in shades of blue and green.

  • »  Dwarf, upright, Japanese specimen with irregular, vertical branching
  • »  Very compact clusters of blue-green foliage
  • »  Ideal for an unusual focal point in a rock garden

B&B in Container
$435.00
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:60-80 cm
  • Spread:60-80 cm
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Habit
Compact
Dwarf
Upright
Foliage Color
Green
Landscape uses
Rock garden
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Chirimen'

The foliage of this chamaecyparis cultivar is unique and textured, and is reflected in its name 'Chirimen'; a crepe fabric traditionally made from silk and used for making kimonos.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Chirimen'

The Chirimen Hinoki falsecypress benefits from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds, and snow or ice accumulation, until established. Excellent drainage is a must for this cultivar.