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Cultural Details for Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'

Common Name:
Yoshino Japanese Cryptomeria; Japanese Cedar

Growth Rate:
Fast growing

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Monoecious, inconspicuous

Fruit Details:
Cones Terminal globular, 0.5-1" wide dark brown composed of 20-30 scales each with 3-5 seeds.

Fall Color:
Turing slightly bronze-green in fall

Bark Details:
Reddish brown peeling off in long strips

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Leaf blight and leaf spot, tip dieback.

Native Habitat:
China and Japan

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Easy to grow, prefers a rich and deep, light, permeable, acid soil with abundant moisture; open sunny location sheltered from high winds.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
7050, 7060

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.