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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Torulosa'

Contorted Hinoki Cypress

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Item #: 97

Zones: 5a to 8b

Height: 96" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This slow growing hinoki cypress has contorted dark green branches that resemble the hair of Tiny Tim (of tulip tiptoeing and singing fame). The tips often fuse into fan-shaped mutations throughout the plant... strikingly weird! Expect a 8' tall x 4' wide specimen in 10 years.