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Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino' /Yoshino Cryptomeria

Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'   / Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'
A specimen tree
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A specimen tree

Grove of trees at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, Nashville, TN

Grove planting of this cryptomeria

Close-up of foliage

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Scientific Name: Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'
Common Name: Yoshino Cryptomeria
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: This Japanese cedar is fast-growing, with a pyramidal to columnar shape. It has slightly pendulous branches and reddish peeling bark. A very good specimen tree or when used in mass plantings like seen in a southern botanical garden.