With respect to species, it is estimated that about 40 percent of Japanese softwood lumber was sugi (Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria
japonica); 24 percent was any type of imported spruce, pine, and fir (SPF), including SPF from Canada and European Whitewood (Norway spruce, Picea abies); 10 percent was Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii); 9 percent was hinoki (Japanese cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa); and 8 percent was Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi).
Rachel Sussman's exploration of "Deep Time" was sparked more than a decade ago by a trip to see Jomon Sugi--an 83-foot-tall cryptomeria
tree that has been living on a remote Japanese island for at least 2,180 years.
An outbreak of the cryptomeria
bark borer, Semanolus japonicus Lacordaire (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae), in a young japanese cedar (Cryptomeria
japonica D Don) Plantation.
japonica) (12) were part of a national campaign to replace trees "sacrificed" during rebuilding of areas devastated by American firebombing in the final months of World War II.
Texture came from spiky fronds of needle palm--"one of my all-time favorite plants, but hard to find in this area," says Michelle--and dwarf cryptomeria
If it has already, then because surgery will involve mutilating the hedge by cutting into old wood, which will not regenerate (unless yew, Cryptomeria
, Sequoia, Cephalotaxus, Torreya) don't bother.
THE Japanese cedar Cryptomeria
Elegans is perfect for making a statement in an Oriental-style garden.
The 500-square-kilometer island south of the prefecture in Kyushu is especially noted for old growth Cryptomeria
trees believed to be about 3,000 years old and nearly 20 meters tall.
Repellents in the Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria
japonica, against the pill-bug, Armadillidium vulgare.
Most of the original forest has been converted to plantations of Cryptomeria
In contrast to the sapling of Christianity, which Ferreira in Silence characterizes as a species improperly transplanted into an alien ecosystem, the cryptomeria
is an indigenous species that long ago succumbed to the lifeless waters of the swamp, leaving only its whitened trunk.
for feeding choice experiments: Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria
japonica, and false cypress, Chamecyparis obtusa.