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Cryptomeria japonica 'Rasen Sugi' / Size 2
Rasen Sugi Cryptomeria


 
*Availability Status: In Stock & Currently Shipping
*Average Plant Shipping Size: 16" - 22" tall / Quart size rootball

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Our Price: $18.95

Product Code: CRYRAS2

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Rasen Sugi'


Overall Description


This tree form of Cryptomeria ( Japanese Cedar ) is most unusual... and very, very hard to find. Has an upright growth habit with foliage that consists of twisted green needle-like ringlets. Every branch looks as though it were almost braided - from top to bottom!! An Absolute must for the conifer collector - guaranteed to be a real conversation piece no matter where you plant it. Makes a wonderful specimen planting.


Plant Facts & Specifications


--Mature Height : 12 - 15 ft

--Mature Width : 6 - 10 ft

--Growth Rate :
Moderate ( 6" - 12" avg per yr )

--Hardiness Zones :
5 - 9 ( if unsure of your zone, please use zone finder below )

--Sun Exposure :
Full sun to light partial shade

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

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--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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