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Cryptomeria japonica

'Jindai-sugi'


Jindai-sugi Japanese Cedar




Family
Cupressaceae (Taxodiacae)
Genus
Cryptomeria
Species
japonica
Cultivar
'Jindai-sugi'
Category
Woody
Type
Shrub (evergreen)
Pronunciation
USDA Hardiness Zone
5 - 9
RHS Hardiness Zone
H6
Temperature (°C)
-26 - (-4)
Temperature (°F)
-15 - 25
Height
4 - 6 m
Spread
2 - 3 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
Landscape
Used as an accent tree or shrub in rock gardens or as a specimen.
Cultivation
Grows well under full sun or partial shade in well-drained humus-rich soils of any acidity. Ensure that it is planted in a location that is sheltered from strong winds. Water regularly.
Growth
Slow
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Bark/Stem Description
Thin dull-brown bark.
Leaf Description
Plump dull needles measuring approximately 1 - 2 cm in length and 0.5 cm in width. Foliage grows along long terminal rosettes from branches.
Fruit Description
Very small cones measuring between 2 - 3 cm.
Colour Description
Dark green needle-like leaves which brown with age. New foliage growth is a bright yellow-green. Mahogany brown cones. Dull brown bark.
Texture Description
Medium.
Notable Specimens
Van Dusen Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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