deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Cedrus deodara

Photo/Illustration: 
Edmund Gregan
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deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara)
SEE-druss dee-oh-DAR-ah
Genus:  Cedrus
This evergreen, coniferous tree has a conical form and whorls of green needles. It grows to 100 feet tall and 30 feet wide with spreading branches and pendant branch tips. Showy, light brown cones mature in fall.
Care:  Provide full sun and well-drained soil in USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 9.
Propagation: 

 

Problems: 

 Various rots, blights, cankers, and insects may become problems.

Overview

Height
Over 30 ft.
Spread
Over 30 ft.
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Uses
Winter Interest
Type
Trees

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