Cryptomeria japonica 'Dense Jade'
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.
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Dense Jade’ is one of the most beautiful specimen trees available for your garden. The soft green needles lie close to the branchlets like a braid. The tight angle of the upright branches form a dense narrow pyramidal tree. This conifer would be at home in any garden of landscape, only requiring a full sun location. 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 - bronze needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 6m.
Ultimate Spread: 1-2m.
Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years.
Special Attributes: A tree for all seasons with bronze winter colour. Protect from harsh drying wind.