Because of the fragrant aroma, the cedar tree is often used to make closets to repel moths and other insects from clothes, and unlike most evergreens the Cedar tree grows large diameter limbs irregularly attached to the trunk producing an exotic shape. The wood of a Cedar Tree is dense, a very fragrant aromatic character and expensive, and can grow up to 100 feet, and the seed cones can be planted to produce seedling cedars. Cedar trees are a favorite resort evergreen tree, since they are completely tolerant of salt water and even grow down in the waters edge. The green-black coloring of the tree makes its silhouette extremely desirable in a landscape similar to many oriental tree form designs. Cedar trees have a prolonged germination period, releasing seeds a full year after initial autumn pollination. Winged seeds also contain a bitter resin that prevents squirrel consumption.