Cryptomeria japonica 'Spiralis'
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 'Spiralis' is a slow-growing, semi-dwarf evergreen conifer with narrow needles which are curved and spirally-twisted around the shoots. This unusual conifer brings year-round interest to a garden with the minimum amount of fuss. Propagated at Lime Cross Nursery.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green - purple needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 4-8m.
Ultimate Spread: 1-2m.
Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years.
Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for any garden.