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Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans’

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Pot Size
8 litres

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Plant Finder: about Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans’

Common names

Japanese red cedar, Cedar

Description

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans’ (Japanese red cedar). This variety has soft bluish green, juvenile foliage turning red- brown in winter. The leaves are well spaced on the shoots but dense in overall effect.

Cultivation

This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 20C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 27C.

Interest and use

Specimen, hedging, ornamental, raw materials. Year-round interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans’ | Louth, Lincs, LN11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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