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, with a prehistoric look, Cryptomeria japonica ‘Araucarioides’ has long branches with short green needles resembling a cord or rope. The sparse branching of the snake-like limbs on young trees thicken with age to form a tall, open, conical tree. It will thrive in full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil.
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.