How to grow Incense cedar

Incense cedar growing tree of the genus Calocedrus also known as Calocedrus decurrens, Incense cedar perennial pinophyta used as ornamental drought tolerance plant, can grow in temperate, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.

Leaves color dark green in pinnate shape, the tree mostly grow in cone shape

Incense cedar flowers

Flower color yellow-brown grow in the end of the leaves look like dandruff

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Requirements for Incense cedar growing and care:

Neutral to acid soils, well-drained

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Syntexis libocedrii

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
All the branches that grow down need to be prune

Size of the plant?
20-60 m, 60-200 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow-brown flower grow in the end of the leaves look like dandruff

Scientific name:

Calocedrus decurrens

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