Hardy Cedar of Lebanon
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - 12" or lessMature 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 problemsStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.