Cyprus Cedar

Cedrus brevifolia, the Cyprus cedar, is a unique conifer native to Cyprus. It’s relatively small, about 30 to 40 feet tall, with green scale-like leaves and small oval cones.

The Appearance

A medium-sized evergreen conifer with a broad, pyramidal shape and dense, dark green needles. It produces large, barrel-shaped cones.


The Produce

These cones are typically small in size, ranging from 4 to 7 centimetres in length.


The Flowers

Produces small, inconspicuous flowers in spring, followed by large, barrel-shaped cones.


The Leaves

These evergreen needles are arranged in clusters along the branches, creating a lush and dense foliage.


The Bark

The bark is gray and scaly, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in parks and large gardens.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and mammals. The dense foliage offers excellent cover.


The Culture

Valued for its timber and ornamental appeal. Often planted in parks and large gardens.


Fun Facts

Cyprus Cedar is known for its dense, dark green foliage and its ability to thrive in dry conditions.

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