Chirimen Hinoki Cypress - Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Chirimen'

Regular price $21.99

A new, rare and whimsical Hinoki for the miniature garden. Wonderful, wonderful structure, shape, color AND texture. Really slow-growing. It can easily look like a weeping giant Sequoia in the mini garden.

Named after the texture of the foliage: Chirimen is a dyed, crepe-like fabric used for making kimonos.

Winter Color: They have a slight amber blush for the winter, and the green appears to change to lovely green-blue color. The colors will change when the weather warms up.

Plants can hold onto their seed cones along the branches which may not look right but its how the plant grows. It will slough off with its ready to.

  • 3" to 5" per year - less in the PNW!
  • Upright narrow
  • Needs really good drainage!
  • Cold hardy zone 4 - 8 or -30F
  • Heat zones 8 - 1
  • Full sun to part sun
  • An outdoor plant
  • Comes in a 4" pot



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