Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'

Yoshino Japanese Cedar

Family: Taxaceae

Genus: Cryptomeria

Parent: Cryptomeria japonica

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 6a to 8b

Size: 30 to 40' tall and 20 to 30' wide

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun


Symmetrical pyramidal form, blue-green foliage densely packed. Red-brown bark. Good for windbreak or screening. Deer resistant. Some winter bronzing.

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My Experience: 

I purchased 2 7-gallon plants at McCorkles in Septemeber 2011 and planted them on the property line.

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