White Cedar Seeds (Cupressus Lusitanica)- 25 000+ Pieces
White Cedar Teotlate - (Cupressus lusitanica)
Pack of 25,000 seeds or more, 100 grams. Fresh, harvested this season.
The White Cedar, is a tree up to 30 m high, with a straight trunk of very cracked light gray bark. Pyramidal cup and permanent foliage. Tiny leaves, they are scales of 2 mm interspersed in groups of 4, pointed and bluish-green. Green to brown cones the female ones of up to 2 cm and with 10 thick and rough scales that open when ripe, the masculine ones of 3 to 4 yellowish. Males and females are produced on the same tree.
Pollinated by the wind. The male cones appear from February to April and the female ones are permanent and mature the following year. Tiny triangular reddish-brown seeds.
Originally from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala. It inhabits temperate forests and cloud forest. It is used as a windbreaking and medicinal barrier. Cupressus is the Latin name of the cypress, probably derived from Cyprus (Cyprus) where the cypresses originated. Lusitanica comes from the old name of Portugal and part of Spain. Subject to special protection in the Mexican standard of species at risk. In Mexican cities also live the Oregon False Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), the Monterrey Cypress or Lemon Cedar (Cupressus macrocarpa), the Sierra Cypress (C. arizonica) and the Mediterranean Cypress (C. sempervirens).
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