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CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'

Commonly known as Japanese cedar

Small tree with attractive creamy yellow young foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly wedge-shaped leaves 0.5-1.5cm (¼-¾in) long. Leaves turn almost white in winter.
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Slow growing
  • 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 'Sekkan Sugi'

 
  • 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
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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