Medium to large columnar conifer with excellent wildlife benefits.
Incense-cedar is a great choice for drier sites. It is fire-resistant and drought-tolerant once established. In yards, make sure to plant trees at least 15-feet apart to prevent overcrowding.
An evergreen Pacific Northwest native, great for screening and privacy. A columnar tree that does well in smaller spaces. Native Americans have used the plant in traditional medicine, basket making, hunting bows and for building materials.
50' at maturity
20' at maturity
Layered, scale-like leaves with pointed tips. When crushed, it gives off an aroma somewhat akin to shoe-polish.
Thin reddish bark on young trees, becoming thick and deeply furrowed as tree matures.
[Eugene residents: please check with FOT staff for urban forester approval.]