Also known as
Japanese red cedar, Sugi, Cedar
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50 years to reach maturity
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Japanese Cedar Overview
This variety can grow to a very high 50m but most of the time only reaches about 35m. Has slender branches which bear cones and needles.
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.