Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa

Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa

  • Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
  • Flower name
    Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
  • Scientific name
    Chamaecyparis pisifera var. squarrosa
  • Alias檜榁
  • 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.


  • Order
    Pinales
  • Family
    Cupressaceae
  • Genus
    Chamaecyparis
  • Species
    C. pisifera var. squarrosa
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Other
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Tongue-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeconiferous tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.7 cm

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