Port Orford Cedar
About Port Orford Cedar at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Evergreen tree native to SW Oregon and NW California.
Typically 40-60’ tall as a landscape tree, but can reach 200’ in the wild.
Has a narrow, pyramidal, and buttressed trunk.
Branches are short and droop at the tips.
Flattened frond-like twigs are arranged horizontally, developing white “X” markings on the underside.
A very important horticultural tree, with over 300 cultivars.
The species is threatened by an introduced pathogenic root rot (Phytophthora lateralis), resulting in the elimination of many natural stands.
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Private, Reed Campus
This tree is opposite 3210 SE Woodstock Blvd, on the Reed College campus.