Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kanaamihiba' ( Cham. obtusa Lycopodioides' )
A very uncommon variety of Chamaecyparis - a must for the true conifer collector. Nice dark green foliage is arranged in fanlike sprays which are slightly threaded & somewhat pendulous with maturity. Has a rather mounding type growth habit, and assumes a nice pyramidal shape with age.This plant makes an excellent accent planting that is sure to draw interest due to its unusual foliage. Holds good green color through winter - prefers full sun, but likes partial shade as well. Moderate growth rate. Average soil with good organic content is suggested for best growth.
Height: 4 - 6 ft
Spread: 3 - 5 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate ( 4" - 8" per year )
Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Average, fertile, mulching recommended