Cryptomeria japonica 'Compressa'

Dwarf Japanese Cedar

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Item #: 541

Zones: 5a to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

This very slow Japanese ceder grows in the shape of an upright egg... let's say an ostrich egg... a dark green ostrich egg. The branches resemble green caterpillars... similar to C.j. Vilmoriniana, but the tips grow upward. In ten years, expect a plant 12" tall x 12" wide.