|The cultivar, 'Kosteri' grows to only 30 inches in 10 years and 30 inches wide. Like a dwarfer, produces dark glossy green foliage. One of the best for rock gardens, small containers or Japanese gardens.
C. obtusa is a medium large evergreen, under cultivation it usually does not exceed 40-50 feet tall, but with age will grow height. Has a spread of 15-30 feet. Has a spreading, irregular, open form with darlk glossy green foliage. Very slow growing and is suited principally to a large oriental garden. Splendid bonsai subject. Prune to shape.