Cryptomeria japonica also called Japanese sickle pine or Japanese cedar. This cedar originating in Japan will be comfortably 8 meters high within 10 years. In Japan, these trees are among other things kept for wood production.
The dark green foliage is sickle-shaped needles, winter green and specially shaped. In winter, the color of these grinds can be colored to blue / green.
The tree grows conically and can eventually become more than 25 meters in the Netherlands. In Japan, copies of more than 40 meters high.
The Japanese cedar can be perfectly planted as solitary and is a beautiful appearance in the garden.
The trunk is upright and grooved in color, red / brown in color. The old bark hangs in long rows at the bast until it completely drops.
The pyramidal growth with the slightly irregular branches with green foliage is typical of the Cryptomeria japonica.
Furthermore, this cedar is self-pollinating and receives small 1.5 to 3 cm egg-shaped seeds.
Winter hardness is fine and it's no trouble with our winters.
Winter hardness zone 6b (-22ºC).