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 'Cristata' grows into a mid sized conical tree. Its best attribute by far is its unusual looking foliage which lend a highly decorative appearance. This tree is suitable for most gardens and can be pruned to keep the size down or left to grow into a full size tree.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green - bronze needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: A tree for all seasons with bronze winter colour. Protect from harsh drying wind.