Gemstone Hinoki Cypress Pre-Bonsai Tree - 4 Inch

Iseli Nursery (Wholesale Only) - Oregon, USA
We reserve the right to delay on shipping any live plants for several days in attempt to decrease major shipping shock it may face if exposed to extreme weather conditions during delivery by third party carrier (ex: USPS, FedEx, UPS).
$27.56 (Inc. Los Angeles County, CA Sales Tax)
$25.00 (Ex. Los Angeles County, CA Sales Tax)
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Species Name: Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Gemstone’
Common Name: Gemstone Hinoki Cypress
Plant Family: Cypress
Plant Behavior: Evergreen

Recommended USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 [Click here to check what zone you're in!]
Current USDA Zone Being Grown In: House of Bonsai is considered as USDA Zone 10b
Light Exposure:
Full Sun, Mostly Sun/Partial Shade, Half Sun/Half Shade, Mostly Shade/Partial Sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter


Description Taken from Iseli Nursery's Website:
Dense and dramatic, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Gemstone’, selected at Iseli Nursery from thousands of ‘Nana Gracilis’ seedlings, displays an unusual blend of color and texture. Its tightly layered, green fans are alive with darker and lighter shades, and plants are so dense that a single specimen can lend extraordinary character to a small space. This garden nugget, a must-have for conifer connoisseurs, establishes an irregular upright form as it matures very slowly.

In person at House of Bonsai, it's been a precious pick for anyone that wishes to have a shohin or mame sized Hinoki Cypress bonsai to use a 'Gemstone' in their collection! It has an extremely slow growth rate of 1 to 3 inches in a year, as seen on The American Conifer Society's listing on this cultivar. We really enjoy how its foliage has intense miniature textures that are jam packed in such a compact little tree. We love it greatly and hope that you choose to take one home today!


Price: Product $25.00 + USPS Priority Mail 4 Inch Pot Bonsai Tree Shipping & Handling $16.95 = $41.95 Total


Read This Before Purchasing ANY Bonsai Trees:
Please understand that the actual bonsai tree that you receive may be different than the example images provided. This is due to a wide range of factors such as: time of year, seasonal variations, differences in trimming & styling on individuals, natural changes during growth over time, etc. Our staff members ARE NOT ABLE to always provide recent photos of any bonsai & pre-bonsai trees for you to pick from due to our limited staff size; even when a written and/or phone request is submitted. House of Bonsai is a high production-oriented bonsai specialty nursery with a limited number of staff. We do not have the means to constantly pull ourselves away from production to take more photos of our ever-changing bonsai trees. This policy ensures that we are able to maintain a huge selection of different species, shapes, and sizes at reasonable prices for the public. 


Actual Shipping & Handling Cost May Vary (Depending On Your Location):
Depending on your zip code and distance from our 5.3 acre bonsai nursery store in Lakewood, CA 90713 (within Southern California), there may be an additional shipping & handling cost charge that we need to collect from you for us to finish the fulfillment if you live in “very far away from our store areas” such as: near the New England region, Hawai’i, Alaska, Puerto Rico, the US Territories, etc. Please understand that we have no control over the shipping rates since that is determined by the common carrier (such as USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc) at the time we create the insured shipping label. Shipping rates can vary at any time throughout the year due to a wide variety of factors such as changes in fuel prices, weather challenges during transit, logistics industry labor shortage issues, etc.

We may need to reach out to you via email or phone after you have placed your order to collect additional payment to cover for the extreme distance of your delivery address from our store's address. You can either PayPal or Venmo us the difference at / @houseofbonsai and we will send you a confirmation that we received it. If you require assistance, we can create an invoice for you to submit payment via PayPal.


House of Bonsai reserves the right to delay on shipping any live plant order by several days to a few weeks; in order to attempt to decrease the high risk of major shipping related stress that may shock the plants during extreme weather conditions (too hot or cold). If we are purposely delaying your order because of this, we will notify you via email. Before you submit an order, please be mindful of your local weather and time of year. If there is major damage (ex: plant is dead or many branches are broken), please contact your third party shipping carrier (ex: USPS, FedEx, UPS) to submit an insurance claim with them as we are not able to assist with that matter. The fault is with the third party shipping carrier for such damage since it happened out of our hands. We are not responsible for any damages after the order leaves our facility since they were out of our control. If the bonsai tree is still alive but weakened due to shock (leaves are yellow-brownish or leaves have fallen off) then we are happy to assist in proving post-delivery plant shock care instructions via email to revive the plant. Please notify us by email of the issue within 48 hours upon receiving the order in hand. Please email us at with your Order # and the keywords "Shock After Delivery" in the title so we can assist ASAP. For further details, please read our full "Shipping, Return & Cancellation Policy" under Our Policies in our top menu.