Cryptomeria japonica ‘Araucarioides'
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.
With a prehistoric look Cryptomeria japonica ‘Araucarioides’ has long branches with short green needles resembling a cord or rope. This conifer will bring colour and texture to a garden all year round. A highly architectural and unusual tree and one of our favourites. It will thrive in full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil. Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 6m.
Ultimate Spread: 1-2m.
Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years.
Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for any garden.