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Snow Sprite Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara 'Snow Sprite'

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02280
A unique, small, tight, irregularly mounding Himalayan Cedar. Each spring heralds ivory white new growth that turns creamy yellow in summer. This unique dwarf selection provides stunning contrast for darker green-leaved trees or shrubs. An ideal topiary specimen. A wonderful evergreen for smaller spaces, rock gardens and containers.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-drus dee-oh-DAR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches only 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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 and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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