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Cedrus deodara

Also called Himalayan Cedar


More About Cedrus deodara

  • Large, pyramidal crown with gently arching branches
  • Long, soft, gray-green needles are loosely spaced along the twigs
  • Upright cones, greenish-purple when young, maturing to a reddish-brown

Zone:

7

Height:

12-15 m

Spread:

6-9 m
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Deodar Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in a protected area, as it may get considerable needle burn and injury during cold winters. Severely winter-burned trees generally recover well if established.


Cedrus deodara Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Spreading
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cedrus deodara

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Blue Atlas Cedar