Karl Fuchs Himalayan Cedar

Cedrus deodara 'Karl Fuchs'

SKU
05522
A striking evergreen with bright blue spring growth, that gradually matures to green, resulting in a unique shimmering effect throughout most of the year. Provides a striking vertical element in the landscape. Ideal as a specimen against a backdrop of darker green conifers or shrubs, or massed for a dramatic statement of color.
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6-11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-drus dee-oh-DAR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
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 PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Azalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Japanese Maple (Acer)

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

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11

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