|The cultivar, 'Torulosa' grows to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Produces twisted, theadlike branches with dark green foliage and red-tinted twigs. Slow growing, good for rock gardens and bonsai containers.
C. obtusa is a medium large evergreen, under cultivation it usually does not exceed 40-50 feet tall, but with age will grow hight. 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 gard. Splendid bonsai subject. Prune to shape.