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Incense Cedar

Calocedrus decurrens

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

8m

12m

Min

4m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

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Incense Cedar Overview

A slow-growing tall tree with a conical shapely habit and attractive foliage. The foliage is a glossy dark green and the cylindrical cones open with 3 splayed segments. 'Intricata' is a compact dwarf cultivar; its twisted branches turn brown in winter.

How to propagate Incense Cedar

Seed

They can be propagated by seed in containers in a cold frame in spring.

Cuttings

By rooting semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Other uses of Incense Cedar

Specimen Year-round interest. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies