Calocedrus decurrens

Botanical Name: Calocedrus decurrens

Phonetic: cal-O-see-drus dee-cur-enz

Common Name(s): Incense Cedar

Family:Cupressaceae
Origin: Western United States, from Oregon to Baja, California
Plant Type: Coniferous, needled tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Scale-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Insignificant
Flower Color(s): Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 5-8
Climate Zone(s): 2-9, 14-17, 20-24
Growth Rate: Slow             
Height: 40-80 Feet
Spread: 8-10 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: Hear rot and rust may occur in some areas
Soil: Slightly acid sandy loam soils with moderate water

Features: Upright, columnar habit, aromatic foliage, seeds attract wildlife in fall, California Native, handsome and though tree, highly adaptable, reddish-brown deeply furrowed bark
Uses: Street tree, lawn tree, park tree, residential tree, commercial areas, large specimen, windbreak

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