Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof' / Tempelhof Hinoki cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof' is a dwarf, oval-shaped, fast growing selection of Hinoki cypress with rich, yellow-tinted, green cupped foliage that assumes a bronze cast in winter. Overall, it is similar to Ch. obtusa 'Nana Gracilis,' except for the distinctive foliage. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 2 feet (60 cm) tall and wide, an annual growth rate of 2 to 3 inches (5 - 7.5 cm).

This cultivar originated in 1964 and was named for L. Konijn & Company's Tempelhof Nursery, Boskoop, The Netherlands.

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof' in The Gotelli Collection at the U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C. during May 2006.
Photo by Dax Herbst
A photo of 'Tempelhof' taken in my garden on September 4 2013, Milford Maine.
Photo by Don Levesque
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof' — a relatively young, but very healthy plant.
Photo by Bill Barger
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof' — a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by Bill Barger

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