Black Dragon Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'

SKU
3535
Rating:
80% of 100
A pyramidal form with densely packed, dark green foliage and slightly irregular creating an outstanding specimen with time. Attractive bark is soft red with shredded surface texture. Plant in linear plantings for effect or alone as a focal point. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationkrip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 6 to 7 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide; ultimately 10 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureYear-Round Interest

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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