Bess Hinoki Cypress is a Dwarf miniature. Slow growing. Grows conical, narrow upright, with dense green foliage. Branching is more open if grown in shade. Grows to 1 in per year to 6ft at 10 yrs. Moist, well-drained soil. Full sun. Hot summer areas, protect from sun. Found and and named by Joe Reis for his wife, Elizabeth. Zones 5-9 Shipping size, 4 in container. 2 in plant (5 in height includes container).