Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Elf'
Common name: 
Elf Hinoki Falsecypress
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-TU-sa
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, very dwarf shrub, compact, round, only 8 × 12 inches (20 × 30 cm) in 10 years, dark green.  Considered to be one of the better dwarf forms (van Gelderen and van Hoey Smith, 1996)
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5     Found by J.W. Spingarn in Baldwin, New York about 1966.
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