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CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Elegans'

Commonly known as Japanese cedar

Juvenile feathery foliage, bronze red in autumn & winter
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  • Evergreen - narrowly wedge-shaped leaves, to 2.5cm (1in) long, are well spaced on the shoots but dense in overall effect.
  • Green - bluish-green juvenile foliage
  • Height - 6-10m (20-30ft)
  • Spread - 5m (15ft)
  • Conifer
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark - - develops thick, fibrous, red-brown bark
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Japan. Introduced by Cornish plant hunter Thomas Lobb (1817-1894) in 1854.
  • 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 - Broadly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
6-10m (20-30ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (15ft)
 

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