About This Plant

Incense Cedar, scientifically known as Calocedrus decurrens, is a fragrant and stately evergreen tree native to western North America. Incense Cedars are known for their tall, slender, and columnar shape, reaching heights of up to 200 feet (61 meters) in their native habitat. The wood from these trees is used for various purposes, including making pencils due to its fine grain and resistance to decay. These trees prefer well-drained soil and thrive in full sun to partial shade. Incense Cedars are popular in landscaping for their unique appearance, aromatic qualities, and the habitat they provide for wildlife.

The Story


The Incense Cedar leaf is a slender, needle-like foliage with a vibrant green hue, when the needles are crushed they release a distinctive woody scent.


The Incense Cedar produces seed-cones. A small cone that grows to approximately 30mm, which opens up throughout the growing process.
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