Black Dragon Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Black Dragon’

  • Size: 7’-10’ Tall and 3’-4’ Wide
  • Growth Habit: Pyramidal, irregular and dense
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Light Requirements: Full sun to Part shade
  • Soil Requirements:  Adaptable, prefers well drained soil
  • Appeal:  The Black Dragon Japanese Cedar has lighter green new growth in spring that will mature to a darker earthy green color by summer. The bark matures to longitudinal peeling strips like most Japanese Cedars. This evergreen tree has a compact growth habit with irregular branching patterns but overall pyramidal form.