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Cryptomeria japonica 'Tenzan Yatsabusa'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Cryptomeria japonica Tenzan Yatsabusa

Tenzan Yatsabusa Japanese Cedar

Item #: 331

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 30" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

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

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Tenzan Yatsabusa', although virtually unpronounceable, is one of the finest dwarf Japanese cedars for the rock garden. In 10 years, the tiny mound of congested dark green foliage, which resembles cryptomeria branches that have been run through a meat grinder, forms a 30" tall x 3' wide (in 10 years) windswept form. Cryptomeria 'Tenzan Yatsabusa' is similar in spread, but much more flattened than Cryptomeria japonica 'Compressa' or Cryptomeria 'Vilmoriniana'.

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