Genus Native to Japan where they are revered as the national tree. Cryptomeria Japonica are large evergreen trees with attractive red-brown bark and dense foliage consisting of short awl-shaped leaves arranged spirally around the branchlets; cones are spherical.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Aurea' is a slow-growing, upright, evergreen conifer forming a large shrub. It has cinnamon-coloured bark and bright green, feathery, juvenile foliage turning yellow-green in winter.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green - yellow needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4-6m. Ultimate Spread: 1-2m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for any garden.