Tree seed - Japanese cedar

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(Cryptomeria japonica)

Known in Japan as Sugi, this tree is a very large evergreen tree. It can reach up to 70m tall in favorable conditions with a trunk diameter exceeding 4m. The green needles are arranged spirally, 1cm long with cones that are small and globular 1-2cm in diameter, with 20-40 scales. The red coloured wood is low density, fragrant and resistant to insects. 

Germination: Soak in water for 24 hours, then cold-stratify for 90 days. Plant in warm soil 1-2cm deep and keep moist until seedlings emerge. 

Packet contains at least 100 seeds.