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Cryptomeria japonica 'Compressa'

Dwarf Japanese Cedar

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Item #: 541

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

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


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


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.