China Fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Cunninghamia lanceolata Accepted
Cunninghamia unicanaliculata Synonym
Cunninghamia sinensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 30 to 75 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Male flowers are cylindrical, yellowish-brown color and appear in clusters while female flowers are globose and yellowish-green in color.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Useful for timber production
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Tree id: Araucaria? type? by sphen May 14, 2019 12:09 PM 7
Identify our big evergreen tree? by JoeJimJohnJeff Oct 1, 2017 6:32 PM 4
Blue China Fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Glauca') by keithp2012 Aug 29, 2015 5:22 AM 4

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