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Koster's Hinoke Falsecypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kosteri'

Description

'Kosteri' is a cultivar of Hinoki Cypress with large, bright green, horizontal fans of lush foliage. It has a loosely pyramidal form with ascending branches and downward curving tips. It provides winter interest with foliage becoming bronzy in color. 

This cultivar grows 2-4 feet tall and wide and prefers moist but well-drained soil in sun to part shade. Useful as a specimen in small spaces.

 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
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#evergreen#sun#partial shade#small spaces#foliage#specimen#shrub#small shrub#slow growth#winter interest
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Chamaecyparis
    Species:
    obtusa
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Ascending
    Pyramidal
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are in lateral pairs and appressed to the stem. Bronze winter color.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Specimen