Characteristics of Hinoki Cypress Tree (Chamaecyparis obtusa) in the Wild
Published by Admin on 12/14/2021 In category Fruit Tree
Hinoki cypress or Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) is a species of cypress native to Japan and is widely cultivated throughout the world which has a climate similar to that of Japan. This tree has very good quality wood and is often planted in the yard of the house as an ornamental tree.
Hinoki cypress is also popular in parks and gardens, both in Japan and in other places such as Western Europe and North America. Some cultivars have been selected for garden planting, including the dwarf form, the form with yellow leaves, and the form with dense foliage.
More than 200 cultivars of Hinoki cypress have been cultivated, varying in size from large trees, to very slow-growing dwarf plants. Some of the most well-known cultivars are listed below. They were awarded the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit (confirmed 2017).