Conifers: Cryptomeria (Japanese Cedar)

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'

Black Dragon is a compact (semi-dwarf) Japanese cedar. Very dense growth, creating an irregular pyramid shape. Light green new foliages ages to a very dark "black" green foliage which is retained through the colder season.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Cristata'

Cristata Japanese Cedar is known for its interesting contorted bright green cockscombs (fasciation). Also known as Crested Japanese Cedar.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Aurea'

Elegans Aurea Japanese Cedar has great light green foliage, almost chartreuse! An upright, moderat growing tree, almost columnar when young but becoming a little broader when older.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'

Japanese Plume Cedar, its soft, feather-like new foliage is blue-green wIth bronze tips (overall look of light mahogany) and turns a mahogany plum red in fall (cold weather). Good screening tree, also nice in container or border.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'

Sekkan Sugi Japanese Cedar has beautiful creamy to sulphur yellow foliage, with rich green older foliage inside. Ascending branches, pyramidal to conical form. Please note: excessive sun may cause sunburn.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'

Yoshino Japanese Cedar probably resembles the species most of all the cultivars. Bright (blue) green foliage becomes only slightly bronze green in winter.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Kitayama'

Kitayama Japanese Cedar is a graceful, upright selection with good winter hardiness and considered having the best winter colour of the Japanese Cedars.