Austrocedrus chilensis (D.Don) Pic.Serm. & Bizzarri

Chilean Cedar

Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Austrocedrus

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Size: To 60' tall

Growth Rate: Slow


Columnar form. Fern-like branchlets, leaves in pairs, sea-green color.


Native to Chile and Argentina. Introduced in 1847.

Published in Webbia 32(2): 482 in 1978.

Basionym: Thuja chilensis D.Don - published in Desc. Pinus.

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