• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow to moderate growing; reaches 25 to 35 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Graceful Landscape Specimen
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SEE-drus dee-oh-DAR-uh
    Plant type:Tree, Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:3 - 10, 14 - 24
    Growth habit:Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow to moderate growing; reaches 25 to 35 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Barberry (Berberis); Camellia (Camellia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    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.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.