Yoshino Japanese Cedar
Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||krip-toh-MER-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Lore||The 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 Maturity||Fast growing 30 to 40 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||A 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.|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Plant with ground dwelling Gold Stripe Flax Lily, (Dianella tasmanica 'Yellow Stripe'), Lemon Leaf, (Gaultheria sahallon), Purple Gem Rhododendron, (Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem') and Cinnamon Fern, (Osmunda cinnamomea).|
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