Cryptomeria japonica &
Cryptomeria japonica &
Cryptomeria japonica &
Cryptomeria japonica &
Cryptomeria japonica &
Cryptomeria japonica &

Black Dragon Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'

Regular price$14.77
  • We currently have 0 in stock.
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  • Guaranteed locally grown
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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Black Dragon Japanese Cedar is a slow-growing conifer shrub with an irregular pyramidal habit.  The dense soft needles emerge light green and mature to deep black-green in summer.  Prefers full sun and slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil.  


Shrub, Conifer


6' - 7'


3’ - 4'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 7


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Tolerates light shade. Do not let soils dry out.  Leaf blight and leaf spot can be occasional problems.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardensWoodland Garden, Rock Gardens, Urban GardensHedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Abelia, Crape Myrtle, Loropetalum

IMAGES:  Photo by Mark BolinCryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon'3, (2) Photo (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man), Japanese Cedar Cryptomeria japonica 'Black Dragon' Tree 2000pxCC BY-SA 2.5, (3) Photo by David J. Stang, Cryptomeria japonica Black Dragon 7zzCC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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