Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'
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Japanese Cedar Overview
This variety has soft bluish green, juvenile foliage turning red- brown in winter. The leaves are well spaced on the shoots but dense in overall effect.
How to propagate Japanese Cedar
Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Japanese Cedar
Specimen, hedging, ornamental, raw materials. Year-round interest.