Scientific Name: Cunninghamia lanceolata Form: Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:China fir Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Irregular, Upright
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 5 - 7m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Spiraled, Sessile, Leathery, Prickly, Glabrous, Lanceolate, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone)
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Green, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Acidic
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Tall background, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Evergreen, columnar to narrowly conical evergreen tree to 20 m; leaves rigid, dark green with pale undersides, narrowly lance-shaped or linear (similar to a monkey puzzle leaf), arranged in two ranks on the shoots; cones spherical, brown; bark furrowed, reddish-brown.