Plant Finder

shrub

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon*

Cedrus libani 'Sargentii'

Add To My Wish List

print page
 
Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani 'Sargentii') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani 'Sargentii') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon foliage

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

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

Height:  3 feet

Spread:  6 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5

Description:

A dramatic accent plant for the garden; this natural dwarf evergreen has pendulous branches that trail along the ground and form a groundcover; use for its fine texture and year-round color

Ornamental Features

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon has attractive grayish green foliage. The needles are highly ornamental and remain grayish green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. 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.

Sargent's Dwarf Cedar of Lebanon is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Sargent's Dwarf 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
Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features