Yoshino Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'

SKU
0446
A symmetrical, columnar form with densely packed, blue-green foliage that has a bronze cast in winter. Attractive bark is soft red with shredded surface texture. Good specimen. Plant in groves or linear plantings for windbreak or screening. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkrip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
LoreThe similarity of this Asian tree to Sequoiadendron gigantium of California has led many botanists to believe they are closely related despite separation of continents by the Pacific, leading many to conclude they once inhabited the same primordial land m
Average Size at MaturityFast growing 30 to 40 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasA semi-formal single specimen or plant in groves or woodland. Excellent background for contrasting seasonal accent trees. Suited to linear plantings for windbreak or screening.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateFast
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureYear-round Interest

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.

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