- Common Name(s):
- Japanese cryptomeria, Japanese cedar
- Elegans (15-20 ft.), Yoshino (30-50 ft.), Compacta (40 ft.), Elegans Aurea (15-20 ft.)
Easy to grow; good screening tree; low growing cultivars available
- 50-60 ft.
- Small, terminal cones
- Sun to light, high shade; rich, deep, well-drained soil but will thrive in a range of soil types
- Fine to medium
- Pyramidal; semiformal
- 25-30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Awl-shaped; bright to blue-green foliage; smooth to the touch; bronze tones in winter, especially if exposed to wind; needles held close to twigs
NCCES plant id: 1976