Japanese cedar ‘Sekkan-sugi’

Small tree with attractive creamy yellow young foliage



Cryptomeria japonica ‘Sekkan-sugi
  • conical, evergreen, coniferous tree
  • moderately slow-growing,
  • soft, spirally-arranged, awl-shaped leaves,
  • creamy yellow young leaves mature dark green
  • bronze to yellow-green in winter.

H 6m
S 5m

part-shade
to sun

moist well-drained

Old cultivar from Japan. Sekkan means yellow


Notes: Purchased as sale plant winter 2021 from Matlock garden centre. Will keep potted as a feature plant until mature then move to Japanesque woodland area