Are You an OAN Member? Manage Your Profile
Not a Member Yet? Join the OAN

Hochstein Nursery Eshraghi Nursery Willamette Nurseries, Inc. Anderson Die & Manufacturing Martel's Nursery Inc. *  Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Leonard Adams Insurance Inc. Download the Media Kit Today

Plant Details

Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'

Japanese Cedar
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Conifers
Height: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 20 feet
Width: Minimum 10 inches, Maximum 10 inches
Report a problem

Great Plant Picks - Cryptomeria japonica is one of the most variable conifers you can imagine with plants ranging from very dwarf rounded shrubs, trees with golden or contorted leaves, and wild forest trees to 80 feet high and 20 feet wide. 'Black Dragon' takes the middle road, neither too small nor too big. It has the deep green, needle-like leaves characteristic of this species. This very dark-foliaged conifer is easy to grow and combines well with plants having larger or variegated leaves. Light green foliage in the spring, darkens through the year to dark green. Irregular growth habit but overall a pyramidal, compact plant with a growth rate of 3-6" per year. 

Rating: Thumbs Up 1 vote (Please login to add your rating.)

Comments

Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:21 PM

Nodding bright green tips of the new shoots provide eye-catching contrast to the dark-green older foliage that characterizes this dense pyramidal cultivar. Sun-PSh/Med

Permalink

Please login or Register to leave a comment.

8 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

Listing Key

Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Bizon Nursery Co. Hubbard, OR Email now 503-682-2435 BB: 2 Container: 2
Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Container: 2
Columbia Nursery LLC Canby, OR Email now 503-263-2623 BB: X
Hari Nursery Salem, OR Email now 503-364-4252 BB: 1
  • Availability List
  • KG Farms Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-678-3245 BB: 1 Container: 1
  • Availability List
  • Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 2
    Peace of Mind Nursery Inc. West Linn, OR Email now 503-949-4944 BB: 1 Container: 1
    Youngblood Nursery Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-390-8619 Container: 3