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deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Cedrus deodara

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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.

CareProvide full sun and well-drained soil in USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 9.


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

  • Genus : Cedrus
  • Plant Height : 30 feet or more
  • Plant Width : 30 feet or more
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Plant Type : Trees
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Winter Interest

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