Radicans are quick growers, and is not prone to the tip blight from which many other C. japonica cultivars suffer. It forms a tall, slender,
wonderfully dense evergreen that offers year-round beauty as a privacy screen or specimen! Reaching 35 to 40 feet high but just15 feet
wide, this tree displays an elegant silhouette. It is a quick grower, reaching 12 to 16 feet tall within 5 years.

The foliage is exceptionally dense on this tree. Dark green and feathery, it offers good contrast to blue-leafed evergreens. And because
Radicans does not suffer from tip blight like most other Japanese Cedars, it always looks its best.Thrives in full sun to partial shade and
any well-drained garden soil, though moist,enriched types are best.Space these trees 5 to 6 feet apart for a dense privacy screen or
perimeter planting.
Cryptomeria, also known as Japanese Cedar, is quickly becoming a very
stylish tree whose use is increasing in a variety of landscapes across the
country. Long used as a timber / lumber tree in Japan, there are now
numerous cultivars of Cryptomeria available that are truly a sight to
behold. Their ornamental value and popularity are on the rise. They are
available in a wide variety of sizes, growth habits, and foliage textures -
there is bound to be a variety of Cryptomeria to arouse the curiosity
of most any avid home gardener.


Plant 5 to 6 feet apart for privacy screens.

Grows 30 to 40 feet tall

Hardness-Zones 6 to 9
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Few trees have the majestic look or easy care of this splendid
Japanese Cedar.Radicans has more blue in the foliage than
‘Yoshino’. ‘Radicans’ also has a narrower, more conical, and slightly
denser form than ‘Yoshino’.
Thuja Gardens
Cryptomeria Radicans
6 to 7 Feet
Out of Stock
5 to 6 Feet
Out of Stock
4 to 5 Feet
Out of Stock
3 to 4 Feet
$48.95 ea.
2 to 3 Feet
$48.95 ea.