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Cedrus deodara

Common Name(s):
Deodar cedar
Cultivar(s):
'Aurea', 'Glacier', 'Glacier Blue', 'Glauca', 'Gold Cone', 'Himalayan', 'Jim', 'Pendula', 'Snowsprite', 'Shalimar' - cold-hardy
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Good substitute for white pine; subject to cold injury in zone 6; needs protection from wind; central leader often dies out; cones on female tree. This tree is resistant to damage by deer and is moderately salt tolerant. Learn more about "Cedrus deodara 'Pendula'" and  "Cedrus deodara 'Snow Sprite'".

Height:
30-50 ft.
Flower:
3-4 in. bluish green cones on female tree
Zones:
7-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well drained, some what dry site
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Pyramidal; pendulous branches
Width:
30-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
1-2 in. blue-green, sharp pointed needles; 15 to 20 per whorl
Tags:
cpp, sculptural, salt tolerant, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1945

Cedrus deodara Cedrus deodara
Photo by Tim Waters, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Cedrus deodara Cedrus deodara with cones
Photo by Dinesh Valke, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Cedrus deodara Cedrus deodara immature cones
Photo by Nelly, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cedrus deodara Cedrus deodara leaf detail
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Cedrus deodara C. deodara mature cone
Photo by Ilucch Valero, CC-BY-SA-2.0