Its longevity. The tree is monoecious, self-fertile, and wind-pollinated. The seed is usually available annually. This is a shade-tolerant species that can withstand frost. The sugi makes a dramatic landscape element for open lawns or streets with its characteristic billowy pyramidal form
Cryptomeria japonica, commonly called Japanese cedar, is a large evergreen tree with conical habit, it normally reaches 35 to 60 meters tall; the bole can reach around 100 to 300 cm in diameter. It is native to forested areas in Japan and China. It grows in forests on deep, well-drained soils subject to warm, moist conditions. The tree has been used for its wood, as a windbreak and ornamental tree. The leaves are very aromatic and are used as incense sticks. The wood is strongly rot-resistant, easy to work, and is used for buildings, bridges, ships, lamp posts, furniture, and paper manufacture. It’s a fairly wind-tolerant tree, it can be used as a windbreak tree. Outside of China and Japan, it is very widely cultivated as an ornamental tree in warm and cool temperate climates.