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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 28 / 2015

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    West

  • City

    Portland

  • State

    Oregon

  • Posted by

    red_georgia@msn.com

Notes:

This perfect little shrub a got 3 yrs ago to go in a small space between deck and stairs. As you can see…very slow growth which is perfect. Evergreen foliage that is very soft and tightly spaced (not prickly/needle) like most evergreen shrubs. Some of the foliage comes out white on tips (those aren’t dead spots in pic). I now ripped out some fast growing shrubs that I have to trim twice a year and need 8 of these but can’t find them after 3 stores today. Place I got it closed. Need name?

Comments

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    Need close up of the foliage for better ID. I am taking a guess from your description of the plant. It might be a dwarf form of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica ). There is a dwarf cultivar with white tips on the new growth, the Cryptomeria japonica ‘Knaptonensis’. If this is not the right plant , please re post with closeup photo of the foliage. Thank you and Best wishes!.

    June 30th, 2015 at 4:38pm

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