A native of southern Oregon and northern California, the Port Orford cedar is a coniferous tree. On Coos Bay Lumber Company land near Wooden Rock Creek, many mature cedars thrive in a mixed stand of spruce and other conifers. Native Americans have traditionally treasured the scented soft wood of Port Orford cedar, which they used to construct ceremonial homes and sweat lodges.Because of its durability, beauty, and scarcity, Port Orford cedar is considered to be the most valuable wood harvested in western North America.
Botanical Name : Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Common Name : Port Orford Cedar
Height : 150-200 ft
Spread : 25-30ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 30-45 days cold stratification.
Hardiness zone : 5-7
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 12,500