Plant typeLarge trees
Cedro della California, Cedro da incenso, Libocedro verde
- Large trees
- Non significant
- Nord America
Continent of Origin
Origin: California, Oregon.
Botanical characteristics: It is an evergreen conifer with pyramidal habit that reaches 30 meters in height. In the course of the year the main branches become candlestick-shaped. The bark is orange-brown, with fissures that form long strips of bark. The bright green leaves are scale-like, gathered in flattened branches. It is a monoecious plant. The male flowers are evident in winter because of their yellow gold colour; the female ones are green and inconspicuous with cones which are first yellow-orange and then brown.
Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It grows well in any soil and it is resistant to pollution.
Use: It can be used as isolated species in parks and large gardens.