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Cedrus deodara

Deodar cedar

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Features

  • FruitsNovember
  • Height12m to 30m
  • Spread5m to 10m
  • Growth HabitUpright weeping
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Cedrus deodara (Deodar cedar). This species is very tall and attractive narrow tree with pendulous low swooping branches. It will produce 5cm needles that are deep green, the red green cones are about 7-10cm long. This species can be grown as a Christmas tree, a wall tree or as a screen.

Characteristics

Needled evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

W. Himalayas

Interest and use

Specimen, ornamental, foliage, fragrance. Year-round interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

It will prefer to be grown in full sun with well drained soil.

Propagation

By cuttings or grafting. Takes shearing very well.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible.

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