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Siberian Cedar


Height and Spread Siberian cedars can grow 3 to 5 metres in height and may have a crown width of 3 to 5 metres.

Hardiness Zone 2

Preferred growing conditions Prefers moist soils in full sun. Very resistant to winterburn and windburn.

Form Siberian cedars are dense, compact pyramid-shaped coniferous trees that mature into round-shaped trees

Flower/seeds Purplish-brown flowers turn into light brown cones approximately 1 cm long which contains tiny seeds.

Leaf Tiny, scaled leaves that are dark green with a blue tinge.

Bark/wood Bark is usually grey and in mature trees appears to be shredded.

Fruit Not applicable

Pruning Prune to keep shape and remove damaged limbs. Sterilize pruning saws and shears with methanol (gasline anti-freeze) between cuts and between trees.

Problems (Disease/Insects)

Spider mites