Black Dragon Japanese Cedar
Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||krip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 6 to 7 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide; ultimately 10 ft. tall.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Year-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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9