Cedrus deodara

Himalayan Cedar, Deodora, Deodora Cedar

A large stately conifer with gracefully spreading branches and a loosely conical shape.

Features: Distinct and attractive shape and foliage habit. Relatively hardy.
Applications: Parks, large gardens, golf courses, large avenues, urban environments
Description A large stately conifer with gracefully spreading branches and a loosely conical shape.
Availability: Champion Lakes, Torbay : 45L
Mature height: 20-40
Mature spread: 8-15
Canopy: Loosely pyramidal, spreading with age. Moderate to dense shade.
Growth rate: Fast initally, slowing with age
Cautions: Plant with adequate space. Sensitive to frost. Avoid windy sites.
Tolerances: Tolerates urban environments and heat. Drought tolerant when established.
Sun demands: Plant in full sun
Soil demands: Most well-drained soil types. Avoid extremes of acid or alkaline.
Water demands: Low to Moderate when established
Native or Exotic: Exotic
Leaf habit: Evergreen
Family: Pinaceae
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Additional references and recommended reading:

Boland, D. J. et al (2006) "Forest Trees of Australia" 5th Edition, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

Gilman, Edward F. (1997) "Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes", Florida: Delmar Cengage Learning.

Lorenz von Ehren "Von Ehren Manual" 2nd Edition, Hamburg.

Rushforth, K. (2001) "Easy Tree Guide, Britain and Europe", London: Aurum Press.

Urban Forests Ecosystems Institute, "SelecTree - A Tree Selection Guide" retrieved from http://selectree.calpoly.edu/treelist.lasso 2009.

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