Philly Tree Map

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Yoshino Crytomeria
Cryptomeria japonica
Distinguishing Features: Needles curve in towards the stem, turns bronze during winter, round spiky cones
  • Type: Evergreen Conifer
  • Form at maturity: Pyramidal or conical with a single trunk, dense when young, developing more clustered, tiered branching with age , 50 to 60 feet tall
  • Leaf: Evergreen, spirally arranged, awl-shaped needles, needles are 4-angled and curve inward with a slight twist, dark green to bluish-green color; glossy, foliage develops a distinct bronze to brown color during cold months
  • Flower: Inconspicuous, monoecious, with male and female flowers
  • Bark: Reddish-brown, it shreds in long strips
  • Fruit or Seed: Terminal cones are produced, cones are 0.5 to 1 inch in diameter and are globe-shaped, color is dark brown
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