Scientific Name: Cedrus libani
Common Name: cedar of Lebanon
Family Name: Pinaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: > 30m x 10 - 15m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Tall background
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Acicular
Flowers: Yellow, Green, Brown, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Oct
Key ID Features:
Maturing flat-topped; needles on long shoots spirally arranged or in clusters of 20-35, linear 20-25 x 1-1.5mm, 4-sided; usually dark green, sometimes glaucous; pollen cones erect, 4-5cm long; seed cones erect, barrel-shaped, (5-)8-12 × 3-6cm, light green ripening to purple then gray-brown purple, cone rachis persistent, narrowly conical; scales broad, 3-3.5 x 3.5-4cm (wider than long); glabrous with orange-brown pubescent at base; seeds 10-14 x 4-6mm, brown with wings 20-30mm long. <a href ='' target='_blank'></a>