Specie: J. chinensis
Name in Latin: Cupressaceae
Name in English: The Cypress Family
Origin: Northeast Asia
Growth Habit: evergreen, tree of shrub, erect , narrow or sprawling
Flower: orange . yellow. no ornamental value
Blooming Period: march
Leaf: two kinds: 1- juvenile-awl shape (short needle) 2. adult: exchangeabilities to blue/grey green
garden canopy, edging , ground cover, suitable for Bonsai, gin! Lasts 50 -100 years
Care and Handling
Soil: The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. and can grow in very alkaline soils.
Amount of water: Occasional , once established
Nutrition: high nitrogen fertilizer from start of growth in spring until mid -summer
Special handling: Foliage may cause skin irritation. It cannot grow in the shade. It requires dry or moist soil.