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Port Orford Cedar

Port Orford Cedar Basics

Grows LikeTree
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FACU+

Port Orford Cedar Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterDense
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorBlue
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)40
Height Mature feet239
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ConicalConical
ToxicityNone

Port Orford Cedar Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)220
pH Minimum4.2
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)700
Precipitation Minimum32
Precipitation Maximum110
Root Depth (Minimum inches)60
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)2

Port Orford Cedar Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound209600
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Port Orford Cedar Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductYes
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalHigh
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryGymnosperm
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Port Orford Cedar

Port Orford Cedar grows like a Tree. Port Orford Cedar is an Perennial. Port Orford Cedar is Native to U.S.. Port Orford Cedar has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FACU+. Spring and Summer is when Port Orford Cedar is actively growing. Port Orford Cedar is not an allelopath. Port Orford Cedar has a High C:N Ratio. Port Orford Cedar has a coppice potential of No. Port Orford Cedar is not fall conspicuous. Port Orford Cedar has a Yellow colored flower. Port Orford Cedar has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Port Orford Cedar has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Port Orford Cedar has a Dense foliage porosity. Port Orford Cedar has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of Port Orford Cedar are Blue. Seeds of Port Orford Cedar are No conspicuous. Port Orford Cedar grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of Port Orford Cedar is Rapid. The maximum height of Port Orford Cedar at 20 years is 40 feet. The mature height of Port Orford Cedar is 239 feet. The lifespan of Port Orford Cedar is Long. The shape and orientation of Port Orford Cedar is Conical. Port Orford Cedar is adapted to coarse textured soils. Port Orford Cedar is adapted to fine textured soils. Port Orford Cedar is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Port Orford Cedar is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Port Orford Cedar is Medium. Port Orford Cedar requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Port Orford Cedar is Medium. Port Orford Cedar requires a minimum of 220 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Port Orford Cedar is 4.2. The maximum pH of Port Orford Cedar is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Port Orford Cedar is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of Port Orford Cedar is 700. The minimum Precipitation that Port Orford Cedar requires is 32. The maximum Precipitation that Port Orford Cedar can handle is 110. The minimum root depth of Port Orford Cedar is 60 inches. The salininty tolerance of Port Orford Cedar is None. The shade tolerance of Port Orford Cedar is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Port Orford Cedar is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Port Orford Cedar requires is 2. The bloom period of Port Orford Cedar is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Port Orford Cedar is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Port Orford Cedar is Low. The fruit seed period of Port Orford Cedar begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Port Orford Cedar ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Port Orford Cedar is Yes. Port Orford Cedar is propagated by bare roots. Port Orford Cedar is propagated by bulbs. Port Orford Cedar is propagated by container. Port Orford Cedar is not propagated by corms. Port Orford Cedar is propagated by cuttings. Port Orford Cedar is propagated by seed. Port Orford Cedar is not propagated by sod. Port Orford Cedar is not propagated by sprig. Port Orford Cedar is not propagated by tubers. Port Orford Cedar can generally yield 209600 seeds per pound of seeds. Port Orford Cedar has a Moderate seed spread rate. Port Orford Cedar has a Low seedling vigor. Port Orford Cedar has a Low seedling vigor. Port Orford Cedar does not have a small grain. Port Orford Cedar has a None vegatative spread rate. Port Orford Cedar does not have a berry/nut seed product. Port Orford Cedar is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Port Orford Cedar does not make a good fodder product. Port Orford Cedar does not make a good fuel wood product. Port Orford Cedar makes a good lumber product. Port Orford Cedar does not make a naval store product. Port Orford Cedar is not palatable to browse animals. Port Orford Cedar is not palatable to grazing animals. Port Orford Cedar is not palatable to humans. Port Orford Cedar does not make a pulpwood product. Port Orford Cedar does not make a veneer product. Port Orford Cedar is of the category, Gymnosperm.
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