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Incense Cedar (Calocedrus decurrens)

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    Credit: Sten Porse | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5-ES
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    Credit: Sten Porse | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Incense Cedar (Calocedrus Decurrens) http://www.sagebud.com/incense-cedar-calocedrus-decurrens
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
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    Credit: Liné1 | Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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  • Incense Cedar (Calocedrus Decurrens) http://www.sagebud.com/incense-cedar-calocedrus-decurrens
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Calocedrus Decurrens, or more commonly know as Incense Cedar, is a tree with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Calocedrus. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 150 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Calocedrus Decurrens or Incense Cedar's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Nevada and Oregon.

  • Category: Gymnosperm
  • Genus: Calocedrus
  • Family: Cupressaceae
  • Order: Pinales
  • Class: Pinopsida
  • Division: Coniferophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NV (CY)
  • State T/E Common Name: NV (incense cedar)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer
  • Allelopath: No
  • C:N Ratio: High
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: No
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Dense
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Dense
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Brown
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Single Stem
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 12
  • Height Mature (feet): 150
  • Leaf Retention: Yes
  • Lifespan: Long
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Conical
  • Toxicity: None
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: None
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: Yes
  • Drought Tolerance: Medium
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Fire Tolerance: Low
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 100
  • Hedge Tolerance: None
  • Moisture Use: Low
  • pH (Minimum): 4.7
  • pH (Maximum): 7.1
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 300
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 700
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 20
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 80
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 60
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intermediate
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -33
  • Bloom Period: Late Spring
  • Commercial Availability: Routinely Available
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 14400
  • Seed Spread Rate: Slow
  • Seedling Vigor: Low
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None




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