Cryptomeria japonicaJapanese Cedar
Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'

Family: Cupressaceae

Origin: Japan and S China

Upper photograph: young tree of the cultivar 'Elegans', of Japanese origin, which has permanently juvenile foliage. In a garden in Island Magee, Co Antrim.

Cryptomeria japonica cones

Bottom photograph: female cones and adult foliage. In a pinetum in Co Down.

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