Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery. Japanese umbrella tree gets its common name from the umbrella-like whorls of needles that grow at the ends of the branchlets and branches. Each whorl contains 20-30 soft, flattened, dark green needles (to 5” long) that radiate outward in a manner somewhat resembling the ribs of an open umbrella. This is a slow growing specimen (6cm a year), our plants are around 15 years old.
· Best planted in full sun on well-drained soil
· Happy on chalk and clay
· Exposed or sheltered sites suitable
Height from the top of the Pot (in the ground) 167cm (5.5 ft)