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Black Dragon Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'

Pronunciation: krip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #03535
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Light green spring growth matures to deep black-green in summer and forms a dense, irregular pyramid. An interesting evergreen specimen suitable for a wide range of landscape styles including Asian and formal English gardens. Works well as a small, highly textural tree in smaller spaces and large container plantings.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slowly reaches 6 to 7 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide; ultimately 10 ft. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Pyramidal
CARE
Care Provide fertile, slightly acidic, well-draining soil, rich in organic matter. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply an acid fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.