This diminutive evergreen reaches just 2 to 3 feet tall, making it perfect for small landscapes. And the foliage provides year-round interest with new growth starting out light green and maturing to a deep, dark green that's almost black.
Want to try your hand at bonsai? Dragon Warrior looks especially striking when trained to grow in a bonsai style.
Common name: Dragon Warrior Japanese cedar
Botanical name: Cryptomeria japonica ‘sPg-3-005' (Yes, that's the cultivar name!)
Light: Full sun
Height: 3 feet
Width: 2 to 3 feet
Zones: 6 to 9
Where to buy:Sooner Plant Farm
More information:Garden Debut
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