Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Nana'

Dwarf, slow growing, globose, but flattened. Needle leaves c. 2 cm long, grey green except for a purplish colouring in winter. Foliage harder than that of 'Elegans Compacta' [Origin China in the nineteenth century.]

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Taxodiaceae
genus       Cryptomeria D.Don
species        Cryptomeria japonica (L.f.) D.Don