Bronze Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica Elegans - botanical name

Cryptomeria japonica Elegans

Evergreen upright symmetrical coniferous tree (8m x 2.5m) from Japan. Soft dense juvenile green leaves turning bronze to coppery red in autumn and winter. Foliage carried to ground level. Useful specimen for its foliage texture and colour. Prefers a cool mountain climate. Tolerates warm conditions if watering is adequate. Frost tolerant. Drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Tree
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full sun
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam, Clay
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Japan)
  • Scale
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