Calocedrus decurrens | Incense Cedar

(Libocedrus decurrens)

This needled evergreen tree is known for its flattened, fernlike leaves. Trees can get tall in the wild—more than 100 feet high. Foliage emits a pleasant scent when crushed, thus the common name Incense Cedar. Trees wear rugged, reddish brown bark as they mature. Best with some protection from the sun in hot summer regions. Canopy coverage: 1,963 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -15F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 50 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green