CRYPTOMERIA japonica

Commonly known as Japanese cedar

Columnar tree with curved spreading branches
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Mid- to deep-green, narrowly wedge-shaped leaves 0.5-1.5cm (¼-½in) long.
  • Height
    25m (80ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Conifer
    Brown solitary female cones 1-3cm (½-1¼in) long. Male cones, 1cm (½in) long are clustered at the shoot tips.
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CRYPTOMERIA japonica

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£13.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Ornamental bark
    Develops thick, fibrous, red-brown bark
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Japan
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Acicular
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Tolerates all
    Tolerates most well drained soils including chalk.
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
    Or columnar.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CRYPTOMERIA japonica

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CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Elegans'

CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Elegans'

Japanese cedar

juvenile feathery foliage, bronze red in autumn & winter

 
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£13.50 each 
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CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Elegans Aurea'

CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Elegans Aurea'

Japanese cedar

attractive yellow-green foliage which does not turn bronze

 
£14.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Golden Promise'

CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Golden Promise'

Japanese cedar

a dense compact habit with striking yellowish new growth

 
£16.50 each 
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CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'

CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'

Japanese cedar

small tree with attractive creamy yellow young foliage

 
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£17.50 each 
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