Hinoki False Cypress
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tetragona Aurea'

Family: Cupressaceae (koo-press-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Chamaecyparis (kam-ee-SIP-a-riss) (Info)
Species: obtusa (ob-TOO-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Tetragona Aurea

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Foliage Color:

Chartreuse/Yellow

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Decatur, Georgia

Dracut, Massachusetts

Bainbridge Island, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 13, 2011, Babs2 from Franklin, NH wrote:

Just purchased this plant from a local nursery. Commercial tag from grower says "Golden Dwarf Hinoki Cypress", "Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'. The 'Tetragona Aurea' has more of a fern type foliage than what I purchased. Is the name incorrect?

Positive

On Dec 19, 2008, Lakeside3 from Jacksonville, NC wrote:

Was planted with a southeast exposure in full sun, zone 8. Must heavly mulch and requires wartering during late summer months here on the Downeast, Southern North Carolina. Year round interest, the color is so intense it is electricfying!