Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Cedrus libani ssp. brevifolia
Cedrus libani ssp. brevifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cyprus Cedar
synonyms:  Cedrus brevifolia
family:  Pinaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen
height: 25.00m
width: 12.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour:
fruit colour: brown
stem/bark: grey
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
A slow-growing subspecies uniquely native to Cyprus. Narrow habit when young but eventually making a broad medium sized tree. Bluish-green or mid-green foliage of sharply pointed needles, much shorter than Cedrus libani, only up to 1.5cm long. Barrel-shaped female cones, green at first ageing to pale brown. Silvery-grey fissured bark.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
From seed.

other notes:
Found in the central mountains of Cyprus.

install Plant Base on your PC or Mac :

  • self contained application
  • update and add records
  • powerful features
  • larger pictures

read more ...

Ads by Google :