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Scientific Name: Cedrus libani
Pronunciation: SEE-druss LIB-an-ee
Common Name: cedar of Lebanon
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Flat-topped; needles dark green, dense; male cones catkin-like, yellow-brown; female cones purple, barrel-shape.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Dense, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:3 - 5m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Slow
Origin: Garden origin (Turkey)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Tall background
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown may include C. 'Nana' (dward), and C. 'Sargentii' (dwarf weeping form).
cedar of Lebanon
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Spiraled
Texture/ Venation:
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Acicular

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Green, Brown, Yellow
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Aug, Sep

Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Oct
Bark Morphology: Moderately fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown, Black
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Blight or needle cast, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Drought resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : needed - removed from AGB in 2018
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