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Cryptomeria japonica 'Granny's Ringlets'

Granny's Ringlets Japanese Cedar

Japanese Cedar

Comments

A compact shrub in the Cypress family, with interesting, awl shaped needles that twist spirally around the branches in ringlets; rounded habit when young becoming increasingly pyramidal; a perfect accent shrub that is sure to draw attention

Description

A compact shrub in the Cypress family, with interesting, awl shaped needles that twist spirally around the branches in ringlets; rounded habit when young becoming increasingly pyramidal; a perfect accent shrub that is sure to draw attention

Landscape Attributes

Granny's Ringlets Japanese Cedar is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Granny's Ringlets Japanese Cedar is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Granny's Ringlets Japanese Cedar will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

shade

partial shade

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

10 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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