Cryptomeria (Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino”) is a fast growing coniferous evergreen tree which makes and an effective screen or grouping. A tall, lofty, pyramidal tree with a stout trunk.

Growth Rate

  • Fast, 1 – 3 Ft per year

Mature Height

  • 20 – 30 Ft in height and 12 – 20 Ft in width

Sun Preference

  • Full to most sun

Soil Requirements

  • Best grown in moist, rich, fertile, acidic, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. Soils should not be allowed to dry out. Site in a location protected from drying winter winds.

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