Cryptomeria japonica 'Cristata' (Crested Japanese Cedar)

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Zone:    5 to 8

Sun:    Full to partial sun

Moisture:    Medium

Plant Characteristics

Height: 10 ft

Width:    5 ft







This variety is a fast-growing, narrow, conical, upright tree that will reach a mature height of 30'. The ascending branches are stiff and compact with wide, fasciated, cockscomb like tips that lend a highly decorative appearance. Great landscape tree.

Coniferous evergree tree that is characterized by curious cockscomb-like growths that appear in otherwise normal foliage. Stands all extremes of growing conditions but especially good in high rainfall areas that are well drained. Develops into a conical tree. Grows medium, 10" annually.