Does the brown-marmorated stink bug, Hatyomorpha halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) reproduce by feeding on the cones of Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria japonica
Great choices: Juniperus compressa Compressa, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Ellwoods Gold, Cryptomeria japonica
Sekkan-Sugi, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Springtime, Pinus leucodermis Schmidtii.
I suspect that is not the image that inspired the common name for Cryptomeria japonica
'Spiralis,' a richly textured Japanese cedar with curly rings reminiscent of what (someone's) granny used to wear.
Similar in colour but with more texture is the feathery foliage of Cryptomeria japonica
`Tansu': This attractive dwarf slowly forms a broad pyramid of mid-green, its ropelike branchlets clothed with needles that twist spirally around the stem.
Ikeda (2006) obtained similar results from the analysis of the behavior of wood from Cryptomeria japonica
Properties of woodceramics made from thinned logs of Cryptomeria Japonica
1998) observed that at high loadings of 210 to 225 percent, styrene could prevent decay in Cryptomeria japonica