The natural oils in the wood of the Lebanon cedar have their own incense-like scent, they are often distilled and also used in perfumes. The heartwood has a warm brown colour, it is clearly distinguished between the darker and dense latewood and the paler earlywood.
Trade names and other names
German: Lebanon Cedar
English: Lebanon Cedar
French: Cèdre du Liban
Italian: Cedro del Libanon
Available veneer thicknesses
0.7 mm, other thicknesses on request
Lebanon Cedar grows in Lebanon.
Trunk and bark
Cedar of Lebanon grows slowly up to a height of approx. 30m, with a diameter of up to approx. 1m.
Characteristics and wood colour
The colour of the heartwood is as in warm brown, with a clear distinction between darker and denser latewood zones and paler earlywood.