Royal Gardens

Californian Incense-cedar

Calocedrus decurrens o Libocedrus decurrens, Fam. Cupressaceae

An evergreen originating from north-west America (particularly California and Oregon). It was introduced into Europe in the second half of the 19th century as an ornamental species. It is rare in the Park. A few exemplars can be found in the Giardini Reali and in the Golf Club.