Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Torulosa'
Common name: 
Torulosa Hinoki Falsecypress
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-TU-sa
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen tree, semi-dwarf, to 10-12 ft in 10 years, thick green twisted flattened branches (fasciataed).
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5    ‘Torulosa’ is similar, if not identical, to ‘Coralliformis’ and ‘Tsatsumi’.  ‘Coralliformis’ may have less fasciations (Jacobson, 1996) and ‘Tsatsumi’ more compact.
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  • plant habit and branches

    plant habit and branches