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 'Barabits Gold' is a medium sized, upright evergreen conifer tree. Unusual creamy, sulphur yellow foliage in summer, with bronze coloured hue in the winter to its needles. Its branches are regular, ascending on full, densely cone shape.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green - yellow and bronze 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.