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Fast Growing Evergreen Popular for Privacy
Cryptomeria Japonica Radicans, also known as Japanese Cedars, are a fast growing evergreen tree commonly used for privacy. The soft foliage is a dark green. Cryptomeria Radicans are pretty easy to grow. They adapt well to many soil types, even hard packed clay.
Cryptomeria Radicans have few problems. Although they tolerate many soil types, wet soil could create a fungus that turns the foliage closest to the trunk brown and eventually die.
These trees are a popular alternative to the Green Giant Thuja for homeowners because they don’t take up as much space.
Cryptomeria japonica var. sinensis
|Average Height:||30 – 40 feet|
|Average Width:||15 – 20 feet|
|Sunlight:||full sun, part sun|
|Spacing:||12 – 15 feet|
|Grow Zones:||5 to 9|
USDA Hardiness Grow Zone Map
Cryptomeria Radicans Special Features
- Fast growing
- Provides privacy
- Cold tolerant
Cryptomeria Radicans Frequently Asked Questions
How fast do Cryptomeria Radicans grow?
Growth rate is considered fast. You can expect 3 to 4 feet of growth per year.
How far apart do you plant Cryptomeria Radicans??
For creating privacy, plant them 4 to 6 feet apart measuring from the center of the planting hole.
Do Cryptomeria Radicans prefer sun or shade?
Cryptomeria Radicans adapt easily to most soil & sun conditions. They will grow the fastest getting at least 4 to 6 hours of sun a day but will do just fine with some shady areas. Just keep them from an area that stays too moist. They don't like having 'wet feet'.
What is the difference between Crytomeria Radcians and Yoshino?
Essentially, the Cryptomeria Yoshino grows higher & wider than the Radicans. The Radicans are generally considered more suitable for residential use because they take up less space.