Calocedrus decurrens / Cedro da incenso

Species: Calocedrus decurrens (Torr.) Florin.
Italian common noun: Cedro da incenso, Libocedro verde
Synonim: Libocedrus decurrens
Family: Cupressaceae
Natural shapesTrees EvergreenFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

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.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm
Zolla 150-175 cm
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm