Toona ciliata
Red Cedar

Uses: Tall majestic rainforest tree from Queensland and northern NSW. Displays of white fragrant flowers in spring.
Will require extra water during dry periods. Does best is well drained fertile soils.
Red scented soft wood is used for a variety of building applications including veneers and panelling. Cedar produces a fine dust when sanded or cut. Precautions should be taken to avoid inhaling this material.
The distinctive odour of the timber repels moths.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open_d Open
  • Height 8-20m
  • Spread 6-8m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Meliaceae
  • Botanical Name Toona ciliata
  • Common Name Red Cedar
  • Origin Qld, NSW
  • Habit Erect
  • Landscape Coast, Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Light frost
  • Supplementary Watering Moderate
  • Flower Colour White
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Panicles
  • Purpose Ornamental, Shade
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
  • Trunk Rough
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)