Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tonia'

Tonia Variegated Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress

Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Chamaecyparis

Parent: Chamaecyparis obtusa

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 6' tall and 3 to 4' wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Conical form with very dense, compact habit. Variegated version of Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis'. Foliage is dark green with many yellow branchlets. Variegation is very stable.


Boskoop, The Netherlands, 1928. Discovered as a sport of Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis'.

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