Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani)


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Type

conifer tree icon

Conifer

Status

tree introduced into Canada

Introduced

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Cedrus libani

Common English name: Cedar of Lebanon

Other names: 

French name: Cèdre du Liban

Habitat

No information available.

Other notes

Cedrus libani is the national emblem of Lebanon and is displayed on the flag of Lebanon and coat of arms of Lebanon.

Hardiness zone(s)

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.

For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.

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