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Incense-cedar

Calocedrus decurrens

Easy to Maintain Native to Pacific Northwest Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
Medium to large conifer with excellent wildlife benefits.

Growing Conditions:
Unlike most cedars in the Pacific Northwest, incense-cedars do well in dry sites.

Uses:
Lumber and pencils.

Height:
50' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Columnar

Flowers:
Inconspicuous.

Leaves:
Layered, scale-like leaves with pointed tips; fragrant when crushed.

Bark:
Thin reddish bark on young trees, becoming thick and deeply furrowed as tree matures.

One of the native evergeens of the Pacific Northwest. Eugene customers check with FOT staff for urban forester approval.