Thujopsis dolabrata 'Nana'
Common name: 
Dwarf Elkhorn Cedar
Pronunciation: 
thew-YOP-sis DOL-ah-bra-ta
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen shrub, dwarf, spreading, slow growing, 2 ft (60 cm) tall and 3 ft (90 cm) wide in 10 years, dense, rounded, flat-topped form.  Leaves flat, thick, but thinner than the species type, about 1.5-2 mm long, listed as yellow-green but also as dark green, there may be more than one form in the nursery trade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6     Exported to England from Japan in 1861 by J.G. Vetch.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden.
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