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Dragon Warrior™ Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'sPg-3-005'

Pronunciation: krip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #42741

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Description A compact, slow-growing dwarf conifer with an irregular shrub form. Over time develops a pyramidal shape. Foliage color changes through the seasons, with bright green new growths aging to very dark green in summer before turning almost black in winter. A unique specimen for year-round interest in the landscape.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Grows 4 to 6 inches a year; reaches 4 to 5 feet tall, 2 to 3 feet wide in 10 years.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Growth Rate Moderate
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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