Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara

SKU
2335
Large, pyramidal form with attractive gray green foliage. Graceful, arching branches. As name suggests, a wonderful living Christmas tree. Allow plenty of room in the landscape to best display this tree. Evergreen. Fast growing 40 to 50 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide. In their native range, plants can reach 150 ft. Full sun. Seed grown.
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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-drus dee-oh-DAR-uh
LoreBecause this conifer is quite heat and drought tolerant when established, and thrives in the west and southwest, it is commonly referred to as California Christmas Tree.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide; 150 ft. tall in native range.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasGreat focal point and specimen in parks and large gardens. Give this tree plenty of room to spread as it will be the dominant feature in the landscape.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateFast
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Key FeatureGraceful Landscape Specimen

Grows easily in a wide range of soil types; avoid poorly drained, soggy sites. Water deeply, regularly during the 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.

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