|The cultivar, 'Aurea' grows to 30-40 feet with a spread of 10-15 feet. Produces bunched, lattened, dark green foliage flattened in horizontal planes. Slow growing. For Oriental garden or woodland edge. Color is hard to blend. Useful with dark greens. Subject to sunburn.
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 gard. Splendid bonsai subject. Prune to shape.