Cryptomeria Radicans Tree Radicans Japanese Cedar Tree
Cryptomeria Radicans Tree Radicans Japanese Cedar Tree

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Cryptomeria Radicans Trees

Cryptomeria japonica 'Radicans'

Compared to Cryptomeria Yoshino, Cryptomeria Radicans has a more columnar growth habit, and the foliage does not bronze as readily in the fall. A slower growing dwarf form of cryptomeria with bright green foliage that keeps a nice tight shape which rarely needs pruning.

Growzone: 5-8

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Cryptomeria Radicans Trees, otherwise known as Radicans Japanese Cedar trees, is a slower-growing evergreen tree. They grow well in either full sun or partial shade and tolerate many different soil types. They make an excellent Specimen tree but also work well as Privacy Screens or Windbreaks. They keep their deep green color through the winter. Cryptomeria Radicans grows slightly slower than Cryptomeria Yoshino.


Growing Zone: 5-8
Mature Height: 30 to 45 Feet
Mature Width: 15 to 20 Feet
Classification: Evergreen Tree
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit: Upright, Densely branched, Pyramidal
Foliage: Dark Green
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Pruning Season: Not Needed
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil to moist soils
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Use as a Specimen Tree, Windbreak or Privacy Screen
This Plants Growzone: 5-8 Cryptomeria Radicans Trees Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Cryptomeria Radicans Trees

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Cryptomeria Radicans Trees that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of The Radicans Japanese Cedar Trees to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.


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