Category: Tree - Evergreen
Zones: 6 to 11
Size: 18 to 25' tall, to 15' wide
Growth Rate: Slow
Large shrub or small tree. Dense columnar or conical habit. Leaves in vertical sprays, distinctly grooved on the back. Cone scales have hooks like horns. Not wet soils. Can take the heat of the south.
'Franky Boy' - dwarf 30" tall and wide - thread-like foliage
'Filiformis Pendula' - weeping form - specimen in Augusta, GA is 33' tall
Native to China., Russia and Korea. Introduced in 1690 to Britain.
Published in Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 33 in 1949.
Cupressus pendula Thunb. - also published in Desc. Pinus
Biota orientalis (L.) Endl.