‘Black Dragon’ Japanese Cedar is a slow-growing conifer shrub with an irregular pyramidal habit. The dense soft needles emerge light green and mature to deep black-green in summer. Prefers full sun and slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil.
6' - 7'
3’ - 4'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
4 - 7
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Tolerates light shade. Do not let soils dry out. Leaf blight and leaf spot can be occasional problems.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Wildlife Gardens, Woodland Garden, Rock Gardens, Urban Gardens, Hedges, and Containers.
COMPANION PLANTS: Abelia, Crape Myrtle, Loropetalum