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Cryptomeria japonica 'Gyokuryu' /Gyokuryu Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Gyokuryu'   / Cryptomeria japonica 'Gyokuryu'
Dwarf cryptomeria
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Dwarf cryptomeria

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Low mounding specimen

Typical form for this cryptomeria

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Scientific Name: Cryptomeria japonica 'Gyokuryu'
Common Name: Gyokuryu Japanese Cedar
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Foliage is darker green than that on most cryptomerias and hold its color better in cold weather. Produces a low, mounding shrub. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil for cryptomerias. Best adapted for growing in the upper South.