Deodar Cedar Tree

Deodar Cedar Tree

Deodar Cedar Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cedrus deodara
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; well drained, some what dry site
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Pyramidal
Height:   40 to 70'
Weight:   30 to 40
Leaf:   1 to 2" blue-green, sharp pointed needles; 15 to 20 per whorl
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 4" bluish green cones on female tree
Comments:    Good substitute for white pine; subject to cold injury in zone 6; needs protection from wind; central leader often dies out
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Aurea, Glacier, Glacier Blue, Glauca, Gold Cone, Himalayan, Jim, Pendula, Snowsprite