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Cedrus deodara ‘Aurea’

Deodar cedar

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Features

  • FruitsNovember
  • Height2m to 5m
  • Spread3m to 5m
  • Growth HabitPyramidal
  • Leaf ColourYellow shades
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Cedrus deodara ‘Aurea’ (Deodar cedar). This slow-growing, upright conifer has pendent branch tips. It is a golden-yellow colour in spring-summer, when young. When mature, the foliage becomes green-yellow.

Characteristics

Needled evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Golden Indian cedar, Cedar

Origin

Himalayas

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage, fragrance Year-round interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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