|The cultivar, 'Tetragona Aurea' is a slow growing conifer primarily gold and some green foliage that grows on vertical pointing branches. Produces small 1.5 inch green cones that turn brown when ripe.
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 dark glossy green foliage. Very slow growing and is suited principally to a large oriental garden. Splendid bonsai subject. Prune to shape.