Looking for Rare Tree, Can anyone name this tree?

hybrid811February 27, 2006

I'm trying to find out the name of this rare tree. I've only came accross this one a couple of times online, but never with the name of it. Can anyone help?

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

It's pruned to look like that. Probably something common like Chamaecyparis obtusa or C. pisifera. When I click to enlarge I get a Photobucket page without the picture.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2006 at 9:53PM
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Cady(6b/Sunset34 MA)

Looks like Chamaecyparis obtusa to me. And as bboy says, it's been pruned to attain that amazing shape.

    Bookmark   March 2, 2006 at 4:33PM
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ckramos(Mill Creek, WA)

+1 Hinoki Cypress (chamaecyparis obtusa)

    Bookmark   March 6, 2006 at 4:03PM
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sashai(Tokyo JPN)

Check out the Lars Anderson Bonsai Collection describing Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Chabo-hiba' in octopus style at the Arnold Arboretum.

Here is a link that might be useful: Arnold Arboretum hinoki

    Bookmark   March 15, 2006 at 3:57AM
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