Dwarf Staghorn Cedar (Thujopsis dolobrata, 'Nana') - Landscape or Bonsai

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Dwarf Staghorn Cedar (Thujopsis dolobrata, 'Nana') 6-8 inches tall potted plant.

Thujopsis dolobrata, 'Nana', also known as Dwarf Staghorn Cedar, stands as a captivating evergreen shrub cherished for its compact size and unique foliage. This dwarf variety is a cultivar of the larger Thujopsis dolobrata, originating from Japan and exhibiting similar but smaller characteristics.

The Dwarf Staghorn Cedar thrives in partial to full sunlight. It prefers well-drained, moist soils but can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy or loamy soils. Avoid waterlogged soil. Hardy in USDA zones 5 to 7, and Zone 8 on the West Coast. This shrub demonstrates resilience against colder temperatures, thriving in cooler climates.

This cultivar, 'Nana,' is notably smaller, typically growing to heights of 3 to 4 feet with a similar spread. Its growth habit forms a compact, dense mound adorned with distinctive, flattened sprays of fern-like, glossy, dark green foliage with a silver veined underside.
Dwarf Staghorn Cedar's compact size and slow growth rate make it an ideal choice for smaller gardens, rockeries, low hedge, or as an eye-catching accent plant. Its evergreen nature ensures year-round visual interest, offering a reliable backdrop or focal point in garden designs. Also make a great choice for bonsai.

Thujopsis dolobrata 'Nana' can be planted in Spring, Summer or early Fall to allow for root establishment before extreme cold temperatures set in.

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