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Blue-Green Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Radicans'

SKU
02880
Blue-green foliage clothes this beautiful specimen or hedge. Plant in groupings to form a stately grove. Foliage retains its rich color throughout winter without bronzing. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationkrip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityUpright, pyramidal tree 20 to 30 ft. tall, 7 to 10 ft. wide; reaching 50 ft. tall with age.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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