What are the cedars of Lebanon and why are they so popular? There are only two types of cedar and the one type (‘cedrus libani’) that grows in Lebanon is not found anywhere else in the world. In other words, Lebanon cedars are a rare kind, which makes them very important and highly valuable.
The cedars grow in abundance in a mountain forest area about 100 km from the city of Jounieh in northern Lebanon. The cedars are the pride and glory of the Lebanese mountains. Some grow to an unbelievable height of 30-40 meters. The tallest cedars are found in a [Read more…]