|'Fillicoides' grows to 15 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Produces dense, medium green foliage. Branchlets are short, crowded and frondlike. Slow growing with gracefully curved limbs. Good for Oriental gardens, entrayways and large planting boxes. In general,
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.