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Japanese Cedar - Cryptomeria japonica (latin)

Areas of Origin: Japan.
Full grown size: Height up to 60 m in its native habitat, 20 to 30 m under our latitudes.
Foliage: Evergreen.
Soil type: Well drained, neutral, moist and deep.
Hardiness: Hardy to -12°C.
Exposure: Full sun.

Properties and uses:
The Japanese Cedar is a big tree that got everything to please! Its reddish brown bark frays into long vertical strips. Its small foliage has a slight weeping shape. It is sometimes mistaken for a Giant Sequoia. It is best to plant it on its own in parks and large gardens.
Bonsai enthusiasts also like The Japanese Cedar.
The Japanese Cedar is called Sugi in Japan, where he is the country emblem.

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