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Cedrus libani

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Cedar of Lebanon 

FAMILY: PINACEAE

Cedrus libani - Cedar of Lebanon

About Cedar of Lebanon at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to mountains of Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon.

  • Can reach over 120’ in height.

  • Needles are longer and less lush than Atlas cedar. Color is light green (new growth) to dark green (old growth).

  • Female cones are larger than Atlas cedar; there are fewer on tree.

  • Branching is more layered than other Cedrus species.

  • Very rare in Portland. #6 was probably planted some time in the late 19th century by Henry Miller, one of Portland’s first florists.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
6

2024 SW Howards Way

Private, Side Yard

85' Height

79' Spread

15.4' Circ.

This tree is at the corner of SW Howards Way and SW 20th Ave.

Cedrus libani - Cedar of Lebanon
390Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capital Hwy

90' Height

85' Spread

14.9" Circ

This tree is thought to have been planted with the dedication of the WWII Memorial on site. The tree has plenty of space for its wide spreading branches.