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Cedrus deodara/Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara / Cedrus deodara
Young specimen lawn tree
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Young specimen lawn tree

Young tree with typical conical form

Close-up of needle foliage

A maturing tree that is losing some of its strong conical form

Lawn specimen tree

Young tree

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Scientific Name: Cedrus deodara
Common Name: Deodar Cedar
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Like alkaline soils. Tops of trees often are killed by borers, thus destroying the symmetry and resulting in specimens becoming flat-topped. The broad spread of the horizontal branches requires considerable space for natural growth. Essential that the soil have good surface and internal draniage.