Scientific Name: Cryptomeria japonica 'Cristata' Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:cockscomb Japanese cedar, crested Japanese cedarTexture:Medium
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 4 - 5m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Other, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Green, Brown, Jan- Feb
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Oct- Sep, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Foliage several shoots fused/flattened into 'cockscombs'; leaves awl-shaped; bark red-brown, scented, peels in strips; female cones globose.