Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Cryptomeria japonica Accepted
Cryptomeria japonica var. sinensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 50 to 80 feet (15-24m)
Plant Spread: 20 to 30 feet (6-9m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Uses: Provides winter interest
Useful for timber production
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Near Threatened

Discussion Threads about this plant
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