Japanese cryptomerism is one of the most beautiful conifers. It is ideal for Asian-style gardens. It is a very dense conifer with round twigs where the individual needles point inwards, not outwards, and the shrub is very pleasant and soft to the touch. There are many species and cultivars.
'Globosa Nana' is a dwarf form of cryptomerism, discovered in Japan in 1923. It grows to 2 meters in height and 2.5 meters in width. It is slowly, compactly spherical. The color is bright green during sprouting and emerald green for the rest of the year. In winter it gets blue-violet to bronze protective color against cold.
Requirements: grows in almost any well-drained soil. Ideal is a fertile, medium-light ground that will not dry out. If it is in a constantly damp, mulched earth, it prefers the sun. Otherwise the penumbra will be better. Resistant to frosts down to -20 ° C. In dry winters need regular watering.