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Cryptomeria Cedar For Sale

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Japanese Cedar – Best Cryptomeria Trees In New Zealand!

Growing trees such as Japanese Cedar in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the best and largest variety of Japanese Cedar trees, and the right one for your space. These Cryptomeria have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Cryptomeria, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Cryptomeria Questions

1. Are cryptomeria fast growing?

Cryptomeria are fast growing trees and can grow 1-1.5 m per year in ideal conditions. They are relatively easy to care for and can tolerate a variety of soils and climates. They are also relatively drought tolerant once established. Cryptomeria are a good choice where a fast-growing tree is required to act as a windbreak, privacy screen, or as a specimen.

2. How long does it take for Cryptomeria to grow?

Cryptomeria are fast growing trees and can grow 1-1.5 m per year in ideal conditions. However, it is important to note that the growth rate of cryptomeria trees can vary depending on a number of factors, including:

If you provide your cryptomeria tree with the ideal conditions, it should grow quickly and reach its full height and width within 10-20 years. With proper care, your cryptomeria tree will thrive.

3. Does Cryptomeria turn brown in winter?

It is normal for Cryptomeria trees to turn brown in winter. This is especially true for older trees and trees that are planted in colder climates. The browning is caused by a combination of factors:

If you notice that your cryptomeria tree is turning brown in winter, there is no need to be alarmed. Most cryptomeria trees will recover in the spring when the weather warms up.

4. What are common problems with Cryptomeria?

Some common problems that can affect Cryptomeria include:

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5. What is the lifespan of a Cryptomeria tree?

Cryptomeria trees are known for their impressive lifespans. Cryptomeria japonica: The most common species boasts a remarkable lifespan of up to 1000 years, or even 2000 years in optimal conditions. This makes it one of the longest-living coniferous trees in the world. Other Cryptomeria species, like C. fortunei and C. kawakamii, typically have shorter lifespans, ranging from 300 to 500 years.

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