How to identify a Cedar Tree

Welcome to the sixth tree identification video with CHTS Consultant Oliver. Over the coming months, CHTS consultant Oliver Lower will take a look at some of the trees growing in Exbury Gardens...

The Art of War Against the Cedar Tree - Texas Monthly

The tree—the common tree, in all of its forms—occupies a curious role in human life. We need them. We protect them. We cultivate them. We harvest them. Subconsciously, we fear them. Countless folk tales tell stories of the danger that lurks among them, in the woods. Myths from Hansel & Gretel to Stranger Things recognize the curious, imposing nature of trees,...

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  1. Cigar-box cedar, Cedrela; Australian red cedar, Toona ciliata (synonym: T. australis) Ceylon cedar or Melia azedarach, a species of deciduous tree native to India, southern China and Australia; Other families. Bay cedar, Suriana (Surianaceae) Running cedar or ground cedar, various species of clubmosses (Lycopodiopsida) in the genus Diphasiastrum
  2. Attractive and normally trouble free, cedar trees can be great additions to the landscape. To learn more about cedar tree care or how to grow cedar trees, you may find the following information helpful. There are many types of cedar trees. All cedars are large coniferous evergreen trees. Because of ...
  3. Cedrus (common English name cedar) is a genus of coniferous trees in the plant family Pinaceae (subfamily Abietoideae). They are native to the mountains of the western Himalayas and the Mediterranean region, occurring at altitudes of 1,500–3,200 m in the Himalayas and 1,000–2,200 m in the Mediterranean.
  4. The cedar tree is native to the Himalayas and countries around the Mediterranean, but it can be found in many parts of the world with mild climates. True cedar trees have no varieties native to the U.S., but people plant them for ornamental purposes. A cedar is an evergreen tree (meaning it has leaves all year round) with a distinctive, spicy ...
  5. The inner bark of the tree is a bright orange color, while the outer bark of the tree is a light brown. The Western Red Cedar or Eastern Juniper is capable of living in a variety of habitats, in forests, prairies, pastures, or even limestone hills. It is a pioneer species, which means that it is one of the first species to move into damaged ...
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Cedar Trees along The Trail of the Cedars in Glacier National Park
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This ancient old-growth fir is much larger than any of the other fir trees in the surrounding forest. The fire that destroyed the old cedar forest that once stood here must have spared this magnificent specimen....
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