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A picture of a Japanese red cedar

Japanese red cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Lobbii'

Also known as

Cedar

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40m

Max

6.5m

10m

Min

3m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Japanese red cedar Overview

    This variety can grow to a very high 50m but most of the time only reaches about 35m. Has slender branches which bear cones and needles.

    How to propagate Japanese red cedar

    Seed

    Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

    Cuttings

    Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

    Other uses of Japanese red cedar

    Specimen, hedging, ornamental, raw materials. Year-round interest.