Trees - Cypress

Cryptomeria japonica
Japanese cedar

Cryptomeria (literally "hidden parts") is a monotypic genus of conifer in the cypress family Cupressaceae, formerly belonging to the family Taxodiaceae. It includes only one species, Cryptomeria japonica (syn. Cupressus japonica L.f.). It is endemic to Japan, where it is known as sugi (Japanese: 杉). The tree is called Japanese cedar[3] or Japanese red-cedar[4] in English.

most cypress want neutral to acid soil, moderate water, and full to partial sun

Cryptomeria japonica Elegans Nana
Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica Globosa Nana
Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica "Pygmae"
Japanese Cedar

Miniature variety with tiny bright green needles that turn bronze in winter.  Very tight, congested habit, growing only 1” per year to 10” in 10 years.

Another miniature form of Japanese Cedar. Grows 1/2 inch per year. Leaves are juvenile compressed foliage that is bright green. Pointed leaves turn slight red in winter.  Can be a round ball or cone in shape. full sun. height x spread in 10 years 1ft x 1 ft. Zone 5

japanese cedar pygmae

Cryptomeria japonica "Sekkan-Sugi"
Japanese Cedar -

Creamy yellow new growth with rich green interior - narrow pyramid grows 12”per year, 12' x 4' in 10 years, 25' given time.





Cryptomeria japonica "Tenzan yatsubusa"
Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica Vilmoriniana
Japanese Cedar -


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