Cryptomeria japonica 'Birodo'

Birodo Japanese Cedar

June 2014

June 2014

Family: Taxodiaceae

Genus: Cryptomeria

Parent: Cryptomeria japonica

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: To 8" tall and 12" wide in 10 years?

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Globe shaped dwarf. Short erect needles becomes bronze-purple for winter.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Pikes in June 2013 and planted it in the Triangle Island Garden.

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