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Golden Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'

SKU
02336
A bold, pyramidal evergreen with attractive golden yellow new foliage that matures to a golden green on graceful, arching branches. The densely branched juvenile develops a more open branched habit as it ages, adding a highly artistic, picturesque element to the landscape. An excellent specimen tree for larger landscapes.
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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-drus dee-oh-DAR-uh AW-ree-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow to moderate growing; reaches 25 to 35 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Barberry (Berberis); Camellia (Camellia)

Grows easily in a wide range of soil types; avoid poorly drained, soggy sites. Best foliage color in full sun. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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