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What is a California Incense-Cedar? Calocedrus decurrens, the incense-cedar, is a coniferous tree found in North America.

This evergreen grows up to 100 feet tall and has a dark reddish brown bark that peels off in thin sheets. The leaves are scale-like, green, and overlap one another along the branch. The cones are small and hang down from the branches.

California Incense-Cedars thrive in moist, acidic soil near streams or rivers. They can be found at elevations up to 8,000 feet. These trees provide food and shelter for many animals including deer, black bears, and squirrels.

The best time to see a California Incense-Cedar is in the spring when the new green leaves are emerging and the cones are just starting to grow.

Calocedrus decurrens is a beautiful tree that adds interest to any landscape. Be sure to check out one of these impressive trees on your next visit to California!

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Geeky Facts about the California Incense-cedar

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It has an aromatic and showy foliage.

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The California Incense-Cedar is a fire tolerant plant native to forest fire prone California.

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Easy to grow in the garden but requires plenty of room.

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