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Name: Sheila
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: USA
Date: Winter 2011-2012


Question:
How would I start a lebanese cedar tree cone to propagate another one. This tree very old. Can this be done,or should I graft the tree.



Replies:
The Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani) can be propagated by seed. The tree is very difficult to propagate from cuttings. The following should be helpful:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedrus_libani

http://www.floridata.com/ref/c/cedr_lib.cfm

http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/forums/showthread.php?t=10597

http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/seed/msg1210351026311.html



Sincerely, Anthony R. Brach, PhD Missouri Botanical Garden c/o Harvard University Herbaria



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