Cryptomeria japonica ‘Taisho Tama’

('Taisho Tama', Japanese Cedar)


$249.99


Hardiness Zones:

 6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Taisho Tama’ makes an excellent dwarf specimen tree in the Asian garden or mixed conifer planting. It can be used as an upright foundation planting accent. This dwarf tree is similar in foliage to ‘Tansu’ but has a more upright and branched form. Grows to 6 feet in 15 years.

Description

‘Taisho Tama’ tends to shed its lower branches forming a dwarf "standard". It resembles a miniature giant sequoia at only 6 feet tall. Great for under-planting. Found in the Aritaki Arboretum in Japan sometime before 1974.

Additional information

Common Name

'Taisho Tama', Japanese Cedar

Botanical Name

Cryptomeria japonica 'Taisho Tama'

Container/Amount

5-6' BB

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

10 ft.

Width

5 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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