Cryptomeria japonica 'Pygmaea' ('Nana')
From Japan. Graceful conifer, fast growing (3 to 4 ft. a year) in youth. Eventually makes a skyline tree to 100 ft. tall, 30 ft. wide at base. Straight columnar trunk; thin red brown bark peels off in strips. Foliage soft bright green to bluish green in growing season, brownish purple in cold weather. Slightly pendulous branches are clothed in 1/2 to 1-in.-long, needlelike leaves. Roundish, red-brown cones are 3/4 to 1 in. wide. These trees are sometimes used in closely planted groves for a Japanese garden effect. Resistant to oak root fungus.'Pygmaea' ('Nana')
Bushy dwarf1 1/2–2 ft. high, 2 1/2 ft. wide.Dark green, needlelike leaves;twisted branches.
Early to midseason. Large; deep yellow skin with brilliant red stripes. Crisp, aromatic, juicy. Excell...
Early tomidseason. Red single flowersbloom freely in winter.
‘William Hertrich’ hasvery large, semidouble, deepred flowers with heavy petals.