Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans Viridis’ Japanese Cedar

Description: An attractive finer leaved form of ‘Elegans’ creates a bushy, dense coniferous tree of conical habit, branches are soft, long and drooping at the ends. The soft, juvenile, needle-like foliage does not harden when the tree matures but stays pale green and feathery even once established.

Cryptomeria Growing Tips: Thrives in any deep, moist but well-drained soil, in dappled sun or part shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m


  • Evergreen
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Award-winning
  • Open space planting
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Suitable for hedging

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