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