Syn. Picea polita
Native Region: Japan
Zone Range: 6-8
Preferred Climate: moist maritime
Harvest Date: Sunday 28 March, 2010
Seed count: 25-30
Pyramidal evergreen conifer to 30 meters high, with long drooping shoots on older trees that resemble a tiger's tail. The bark is gray-brown, deeply fissured and peeling in scales. Bears red-purple pollen cones and brown oblong seed cones.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Grow in deep, moist but well-drained soil in full sun.