Go Back   Garden Plants and Gardening Forum - The Grow Spot > Garden Plants and Projects > Plant Encyclopedia

Plant Encyclopedia Descriptions, photos and gardening information on tens of thousands of plants.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2007, 10:55 PM   #1
Moderator
Garden 100 Badge

Green Thumb Badge
 
GrowGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 364
GrowGirl is on a distinguished road
Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar Basics

Grows LikeTree
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFAC, FAC+

Western Red Cedar Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterDense
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateSlow
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)40
Height Mature feet150
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ConicalConical
ToxicityNone

Western Red Cedar Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)180
pH Minimum5.1
pH Maximum7.1
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)1200
Precipitation Minimum30
Precipitation Maximum120
Root Depth (Minimum inches)30
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

Western Red Cedar Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound414400
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Western Red Cedar Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductMedium
Lumber ProductYes
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductYes
Veneer ProductYes
CategoryGymnosperm
GrowGirl is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!Reddit! Wong this Post!
Reply With Quote



Old 09-13-2007, 10:55 PM   #2
Moderator
Garden 100 Badge

Green Thumb Badge
 
GrowGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 364
GrowGirl is on a distinguished road
Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar grows like a Tree. Western Red Cedar is an Perennial. Western Red Cedar is Native to U.S.. Western Red Cedar has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FAC, FAC+. Spring and Summer is when Western Red Cedar is actively growing. Western Red Cedar is not an allelopath. Western Red Cedar has a High C:N Ratio. Western Red Cedar has a coppice potential of No. Western Red Cedar is not fall conspicuous. Western Red Cedar has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Western Red Cedar has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Western Red Cedar has a Dense foliage porosity. Western Red Cedar has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Western Red Cedar are Brown. Seeds of Western Red Cedar are No conspicuous. Western Red Cedar grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of Western Red Cedar is Slow. The maximum height of Western Red Cedar at 20 years is 40 feet. The mature height of Western Red Cedar is 150 feet. The lifespan of Western Red Cedar is Long. The shape and orientation of Western Red Cedar is Conical. Western Red Cedar is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Western Red Cedar is not adapted to fine textured soils. Western Red Cedar is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Western Red Cedar is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Western Red Cedar is Medium. Western Red Cedar requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Western Red Cedar is Low. Western Red Cedar requires a minimum of 180 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Western Red Cedar is 5.1. The maximum pH of Western Red Cedar is 7.1. The minimum planting density per acre of Western Red Cedar is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of Western Red Cedar is 1200. The minimum Precipitation that Western Red Cedar requires is 30. The maximum Precipitation that Western Red Cedar can handle is 120. The minimum root depth of Western Red Cedar is 30 inches. The salininty tolerance of Western Red Cedar is None. The shade tolerance of Western Red Cedar is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Western Red Cedar is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Western Red Cedar requires is -33. The bloom period of Western Red Cedar is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Western Red Cedar is Contracting Only. The fruit seed abundance of Western Red Cedar is High. The fruit seed period of Western Red Cedar begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Western Red Cedar ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Western Red Cedar is No. Western Red Cedar is propagated by bare roots. Western Red Cedar is propagated by bulbs. Western Red Cedar is propagated by container. Western Red Cedar is not propagated by corms. Western Red Cedar is not propagated by cuttings. Western Red Cedar is propagated by seed. Western Red Cedar is not propagated by sod. Western Red Cedar is not propagated by sprig. Western Red Cedar is not propagated by tubers. Western Red Cedar can generally yield 414400 seeds per pound of seeds. Western Red Cedar has a Moderate seed spread rate. Western Red Cedar has a Low seedling vigor. Western Red Cedar has a Low seedling vigor. Western Red Cedar does not have a small grain. Western Red Cedar has a None vegatative spread rate. Western Red Cedar does not have a berry/nut seed product. Western Red Cedar is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Western Red Cedar does not make a good fodder product. Western Red Cedar does not make a good fuel wood product. Western Red Cedar makes a good lumber product. Western Red Cedar does not make a naval store product. Western Red Cedar is not palatable to browse animals. Western Red Cedar is not palatable to grazing animals. Western Red Cedar is not palatable to humans. Western Red Cedar makes a good pulpwood product. Western Red Cedar makes a good veneer product. Western Red Cedar is of the category, Gymnosperm.
GrowGirl is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!Reddit! Wong this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.5.2 PL2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13