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Title: Cedrus - The True Cedars
Author: Pijut, Paula M.;
Source: Journal of Arboriculture 26(4): July 2000
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: The true cedars (genus Cedrus) are valuable timber trees and striking specimen plantings in the urban landscape that grow well in a variety of soil and climatic conditions. The wood is durable and decay resistant. Cedars have been successfully introduced into areas outside of their natural range. The 4 species of Cedrus, 3 of which are planted to some extent in the United States, are C. atlantica (Atlas cedar), C. brevifolia (Cyprian cedar), C. deodara (Deodar cedar), and C. libani (Cedar of Lebanon). In this review, the geographical distribution, taxonomic characteristics, propagation, and adaptation to the urban landscape of cedars are discussed. This information is relevant to horticulturists, botanists, foresters, and anyone interested in the field of arboriculture.
Keywords: Cedrus, C. atlantica, C. brevifolia, C. deodara, C. libani, cedar
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Pijut, Paula M. 2000. Cedrus - The True Cedars. Journal of Arboriculture 26(4): July 2000
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