Just wanted to share this nice find. Hinoki’s a.k.a Chamaecyparis are my absolute favorite! Got the chance to dig out this old lady from someone’s garden. Had to cut a few taproots and it took about 1 hour in total.
Hopefully it can recover! First styling will be autumn 2023.
I got this Chamaecyparis Obtusa Nana Gracilis, non-grafted, nice trunk, plenty of ramification, and very healthy.
Before doing any cleaning, pruning, branch choice or styling, I have to take care of the soil.
Absolutely horrible muck, takes ages to drain (in fact it doesn't drain at all even...