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Globosa Nana Cryptomeria


 
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Product Code: CRYGLO1

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Globosa Nana


Overall Description


Dense, dome shaped foliage consisting of very bright green needle-like sprays which tend to gracefully bow over as this plant matures. Has almost a droopy, "weeping" look - yet is very dense & compact in growth, and has a rather stiff, rigid feel despite this drooping type look. Truly an interesting plant. Works good as foundation plantings, or when planted in groups of 3 or 4. Very minimal bronzing in winter when compared to other Cryptomeria cultivars.


Plant Facts & Specifications


--Mature Height : 4 - 6 ft

--Mature Width : 5 - 6 ft

--Growth rate :
Moderate ( 6" - 8" avg per yr )

--Hardiness Zones :
5 - 9

--Sun Exposure :
Full sun to partial shade

--Soil Preference :
Average to slightly acidic - well drained. Mulching recommended

--Foliage Color & Texture :
Evergreen - Nice green colored foliage is typical of most Cryptomeria cultivars - very thick & pliable.....almost "rubbery". Heavy texture with good color retention in the winter months.

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts :
Cones - perfectly round - approx 5/8" - 3/4" and have same color as the foliage until ripe. Unripe cones are covered with small bristle like growth until ripe. Once ripened, cones turn a coppery brown color and "open" or separate into several ( 8 - 10 ) portions, unveiling the small seeds contained within. Older expired cones will oftentimes remain attached to the tree for a year or more before finally falling off.

--Diseases / Insects :
Two types of Fungi - Pestalotia sp. and Phyllosticta sp. - have been occasionally discovered on browned off branches in several areas of the Southeast. Hard to say for sure if these fungi were the cause of the browning, or appeared after branch dieback had occurred. No other major pest / disease problems have been reported.

--Recommended Spacing :
3 - 3 1/2 ft apart recommended for hedge or mass plantings

--Deer Resistance Rating :
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend a good grade granular ( preferably organic ) fertilizer / plant food for use with all of our plant species. We personally use, and recommend the Espoma line of organic plant foods, as they are super effective yet gentle enough to use on even the most delicate of evergreen species where fertilizer burn would normally be a major concern. However, a water soluble type plant food (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ) are also acceptable options. Other granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio can also be used - but we suggest using them at 1/2 - 3/4 strength to avoid any chemical burn issues to the root system of the plants. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. The Espoma Organic Plant Foods may be used at anytime.


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