- Flower nameChamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
- Scientific nameChamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
- Place of originhorticultural varieties
- Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park, Horticultural species, Bonsai
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
Himuro (scientific name: Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa) is one of the horticultural varieties of Sawara (Chamaecyparis pisifera). The fronts of the leaves are blue-green and the undersides of the leaves are silvery white. The tips of the leaves are prickly but not painful. Pisifera is a pea (pisium). Squarrosa refers to the fact that the leaves are pointed and needle-mouse shaped. Sawara (Chamaecyparis pisifera) is an evergreen coniferous tree in the family Cupressaceae, endemic to Japan.
Common name: Himuro, scientific name: Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa, also known as Himuro-sugi (Japanese cedar), Origin: Endemic to Japan, Living type: coniferous,Tree height: 5-10 m, Dioecious, Leaf color: blue-green, Leaf inflorescence: cross-tufted, Corolla: spherical, Inflorescence: monocarpic, Female flower color: dark grayish-white, Male flower color: brown, Flower diameter: 0.2-0.7 cm, Flowering season: 4-5 cm. Flowering season: April-May; Fruiting season: March; Use: Christmas wreaths, park trees, garden trees, bonsai trees, tubs.