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Elegant conifers with lacy foliage, good for sun or partial shade. Best with ample summer water and protection from cold, drying winter winds.




Cryptomeria japonica `Araucarioides'
Thread leaf Japanese Cedar An upright wiry looking Japanese Cedar. A tall conical tree with branches of thread like leaves. Leaves are a gray-green, stout and short. Branches open and droopy with no short branches in whorls. Tree will eventually get to 40 ft. Growth Type is Large with 10 Year Dimensions of 12 X 6 ft. Full sun. Zone 6. 5 Inch-$8.00 One gallon-$15.00


Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'
For the gardener who loves unique plants. 'Black Dragon' forms a wide pyramid, adorned year-round with dark green congested foliage. Protect from dry cold winds. 3-6 inches per year. At 10 years no more than 5 foot tall by 7 foot wide. One quart-$6.00. One gallon-$12.00.


Cryptomeria japonica 'Birodo Suki'
A dwarf "Japanese Cedar" with an extremely dense, compact habit forming a broad column. The short needles are medium green, turning an attractive purple in winter. Trouble-free, no-shear, green globe. Will mature at 3-4 high. One gallon $10.00, 2 gallon-$14.00


Cryptomeria japonica `Koshyi'
A flat dwarf Japanese Cedar. Leaves light green with small congested stems that shoot out then congest-up again. Very flat and spreading. Round over all effect. Watch hot afternoon sun. Plant orgin in Japan. Zone: 5. One gallon-$12.00


Cryptomeria japonica 'Mushroom'
Soft-green in spring and summer, the fine textured foliage turns a dramatic russet in the winter. Thin, evenly spaced needles on delicate branches create an open airy look. This mounding, mop-like Japanese cedar requires little to no pruning to keep its form. Protect from desiccating winds. Globose | Zone 6. One Gallon- $12.00


Cryptomeria japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'
An unmatched sulfur-yellow, upright conifer! Grows into a large tree. Very regular, ascending branches on a full, dense-foliaged, broad pyramid. May burn in prolonged heat. More than 12 inches per year. 10 feet in 10 years. One gallon. $12.00 Two gallons-$20.00


Cryptomeria japonica 'Spiraliter Falcata'
A spiral-foliaged Cryptomeria, with a upright habit with thinner, light green needles and branches. The branches also twist and curve making this a collector's conversation piece.. One gallon- $12.00


Cryptomeria japonica 'Tansu'
A small, dense, irregular pyramid. The needles are light to medium green, and longer in the middle of the stem. Very attractive form. Bronzes in winter. Perfect Asian style garden accent plant. Big One quarts-$6.00, One gallon-$12.00


Cryptomeria japonica 'Tensan'
Extremely dense habit and possibly the smallest Cryptomeria cultivar available. Dark green summer color, red bronze winter color. `Tensan' is excellent for trough or rock gardens. Sitting is important for success as it is slightly less hardy and more susceptible to frost damage than other dwarf Cryptomeria. Big one gallons-$12.00



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