(Himalayan Cedar) One of the most elegant and beautiful of all conifers, the species name 'deodara' is probably derived from the Sanskrit, devadaru meaning 'wood of the gods'.
Supplied Size: 3L or 4L container (seed grown, approx three to four years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)
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One of the most elegant and beautiful of all conifers, the species name 'deodara' is probably derived from the Sanskrit, devadaru meaning 'wood of the gods'. Cedrus deodara has a distinctive, drooping leader and branchlets. The needles are a glaucous green-blue and when established this tree has a superb flowing habit.
Cedrus deodara grows to be a handsome large specimen tree.
- Position: Full sun.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy. Cedrus deodara appreciates shelter from strong, cold winter winds.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Cedrus deodara eventually grows to be a large tree with a gently pendulous, flowing habit.
- Height: 30 m (98 ft).
- Spread: 10 m (32 ft).
- Notes: Cedrus deodara is initially slow growing. After one or two years, once established, it starts to grow at a more vigorous rate.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Screening/Hedge
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