Cryptomeria japonica

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Noun1.Cryptomeria japonica - tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft woodCryptomeria japonica - tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft wood
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Cryptomeria, genus Cryptomeria - Japanese cedar; sugi
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Great choices: Picea abies Little Gem, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Gnome, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Minima Aurea, Cryptomeria japonica Vilmoriniana, Picea abies Nidiformis.
Renowned for his Wink Chair, Kick Table, and the recent Dodo Recliner, Osaka-born Toshiyuki Kita's "Natura e Tecnologia" exhibit introduced his latest line of eco-friendly objects made with traditional Japanese woods, like Cryptomeria japonica and Paulownia shade trees, beautiful woodland species now threatened by ongoing development.
There are one or two plants that show this feature as a permanent part of their growing habit, including Cryptomeria japonica 'Cristata', Salix udensis 'Sekka' and Celosia argentea cristata.
Essential oils of leaf and bark of Cryptomeria japonica demonstrated high larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae (4).
Cryptomeria japonica vilmoriniana forms a slow growing mound of tightly packed curly leaves that are bright green when the plant starts into growth, but at this time of the year turn to a reddish purple ball.