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Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon*

Cedrus libani 'Beacon Hill'

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Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani 'Beacon Hill') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon

Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  3 feet

Spread:  6 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5

Other Names:  Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon

Description:

A dramatic accent plant that gracefully cascades as a narrow upright tree when staked; without staking it will form a nice mound of fine, light green needles; yellow-green cones are quite visible; use for its fine texture and year-round color

Ornamental Features

Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon has attractive light green foliage. The needles are highly ornamental and remain light green throughout the winter. The chartreuse fruits are held in cones in early fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Beacon Hill Cedar of Lebanon will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It has a low canopy. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is quite intolerant of urban pollution, therefore inner city or urban streetside plantings are best avoided, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Rock  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Fruit  Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
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