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CALOCEDRUS

Commonly known as Incense cedar



Reminiscent of old chalky-aired classrooms, the perfume of pencils. Coffins in China and the favoured hearth-board for friction firelighting by Native Americans.

The narrow columnar form is a consequence of growing conditions outside the native range.

Genus of 4 species of evergreen conifers from dry, warm temperate forest in southrn China, Taiwan, Vietnam and western North America.


  • Good to know - grown as specimen trees.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - southern China, Taiwan, Vietnam, western North America.
  • Conifer
  • Evergreen - decurrent (pointing downwards from branch) leaves arranged in 2 pairs.
  • Tree
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • No Preference - any well-drained soil.

Buy Varieties of CALOCEDRUS

CALOCEDRUS decurrens   AWARD

CALOCEDRUS decurrens  >


Commonly known as: Incense cedar.
dense dark green foliage and a distinct columnar habit
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CALOCEDRUS decurrens 'Aureovariegata'  AWARD

CALOCEDRUS decurrens 'Aureovariegata'  >


Commonly known as: Incense cedar.
Irregular golden twigs and tips make this variegated form an attractive backdrop to a more formal planting
Large £30.00 each
out of stock

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