Genus - Chamaecyparis, Species - obtusa "Luta Nana"
A dwarf sprite with fans of gold branches mark this hinoki as a real winner. It is a slow grower and tolerant of heat. Does not burn if it has afternoon shade. Globular when young but becomes more pyramidal as it matures. Matures to about 3' by 4' in 10 years. Zone 5 to 9.