Cryptomeria japonica ‘Vilmoriniana’
Vilmoriniana dwarf Japanese cedar
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Vilmoriniana is a captivating dwarf form of Japanese cedar for its short dense branching which creates a small rounded form to 2 feet tall by 2 feet wide in ten years. The evergreen needles are olive green most of the year, but often take on bronze or purple highlights in wintertime.
Plant Type: conifer
Foliage Type: evergreen
Plant Height: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)
Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)
Plant Height-Mature: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 meters)
Plant Width-Mature: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 meters)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 6 to 8
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun to light shade
Water Requirements: regular or occasional watering
Seasonal Interest: year-round evergreen foliage on a dwarf conifer
- Culture Notes
- This dwarf Japanese cedar thrives in full sun to light shade and grows best on a site with well-drained soil. During dry weather provide regular to occasional watering. It needs very little pruning.