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Cedar of Lebanon
Pinaceae - Pine
Leaves: Similar to Atlas cedar, but dark to light green, not blue.
Twigs/buds: Twigs green to brown, hairless to irregularly hairy; short, slender, stiff; numerous. Buds small and round.
Flowers/fruit: Monoecious. Seed cones held singly and about 3" to 5" long and 2" to 2-1/2" wide.
Bark: Gray-brown and smooth when young; becoming darker, pebble-like, rough, cracked, and furrowed with age.
Wood: Aromatic, durable, hard, decay-resistant; has oil used in perfumes; important for timber in the ancient Middle East; written about in the Bible.
General: Native to the Taurus Mountains, Turkey, and Lebanon. Slow growth rate. More cold-hardy than Deodar cedar. Shade intolerant.
Landscape Use: Very good specimen tree with wide-spreading branches and dark green leaves; flat-topped when old. Zones 5-7.
Cultivars: 'Beacon Hill', 'Blue Angel', 'Eugene', 'Green Knight', 'Green Prince', 'Hedgehog', 'Home Park', 'Kenwith', 'Nana', 'Sargentii'.
- Pinaceae - Pine
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