Featured Plant

Crippsii Hinoki Falsecypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Crippsii' provides year-round interest with its rich golden yellow foliage. The frond-like branchlets  are yellowish at the ends of sprays, changing to green within the plant. On campus this plant can be seen along the south side of Hillyer Hall. 

Crippsii Hinoki Falsecypress tree

Size: up to 50' in height; 10-20' spread

Hardiness: zone 5 to 8

Habit: broad pyramid

Growth Rate: medium

Culture: sunny and protected from wind; prefers moist, neutral or acid soil

Leaves and cones of the Crippsii Hinoki Falsecypress tree.
Cones and leaves of Crippsii Hinoki Falsecypress

Contact Information:
Email arbor@conncoll.edu
Connecticut College
Box 5201
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320