|The cultivar, 'Nana Aurea' a dwarf conifer goes from yellow to dark green foliage. Grows in flat dense sprays. Produces small 1.5 inch green cones.
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.