To Site Menu | To Footer and UMD Index | To Main Content | Text-Only
University of Massachusetts DartmouthUMD IndexAsk UMDUMD Personnel DirectoryCOIN - Corsair Online INformation
Nav links: To Header | To Footer and UMD Index

Nav links: To Header | To Footer and UMD Index

Campus Gardens

Chamaecyparis obtusa gracillus 'Nana'
Dwarf hinoki cypress
Family: Cupressaceae

A broad, conical coniferous tree to 6 ft. tall with a spread of about 3 ft. Has a dense, pyramidal habit with rich green foliage, and soft stringy bark. The brown female cones are 1/2 -3/4 in. across and have 8-12 scales. Male cones are spherical, orange-brown and 3/8-1/2 in. across. Prefers neutral to slightly acidic soil in full sun. Prune from late spring to early autumn but do not cut into older wood. Excellent tree for a rock garden. Hardy in zones 4-8. Can be found outside of group 1 on inner campus side.

Christopher Pantazi


UMD Home

An Official UMass Dartmouth Web Page/Publication. © 2008 Board of Trustees of the University of Massachusetts.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth• 285 Old Westport Road • North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Phone: 508 999-8000 • TTY/TDD: 508 999-9250 • Contact the university

End of content. Go back to the top.