Cryptomeria japonica--Japanese Cedar

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Cryptomeria japonica--Japanese Cedar

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A an evergreen that is not suitable for climates colder than zone 5. The tree will reach a height of about 50 feet and spread about 25 feet. The reddish brown bark is ornamental and peels off in long strips. The foliage will become bronzed during the winter but greens up again in spring. Provide an acid soil and protection from winter winds. A number of cultivars are available varying in growth habit.

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