Cedrus libani var. stenocoma

Hardy Cedar of Lebanon

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - 12" or less
Mature Height - 40-60'
Mature Width - 50-70'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Not showy, small, yellow-brown with purplish center.
Fruit - Upright, solitary, barrel-shaped, stalked cones. 3-5" long by 2-2.5" across.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen.
Bark - Gray-brown to brown forming a pebble-like appearance on old trunks.
Other Features - Extremely hardy form and more stiff and rigid than the species. A stately tree.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Somewhat difficult to transplant. Needs a good, deep, well-drained loam, Pollution-free dry atmosphere, open, sunny, spacious location (intolerant of shade). Var.stenocoma is the hardiest of the species (has withstood –15 to –25 F).
Native Habitat - Asia Minor, best known for its historic stands in Lebanon, but attaining maximum size in Turkey.
Diseases and Insects - No serious problems
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Cedar.
- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Cedrus.
- Other plants of the species Cedrus libani.