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Commonly known as Japanese cedar

Columnar tree with curved spreading branches
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£13.50 each

plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - mid- to deep-green 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
  • Additional Features - Ornamental 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
  • 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)

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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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