Scientific Name: Cedrus deodara
Common Name: Deodar cedar
Family Name: Pinaceae
Origin: South Asia / India
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: > 30m x > 25m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Upright
Form: Oval - horizontal, Pyramidal - widely
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Needle-like, Whorled, Spiraled, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Green-yellow, Sep-Oct
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Green, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Branching horizontal, whorled with pendulous branchlets; needles sharp, 3-5cm long x 1-1.5mm wide, mid green to bluish-green, about 30 per whorl, typically on upper side of branchlets; seed cones erect, green-yellow, solitary or in pairs, ovate or barrel-shaped, 7-10cm long x 5-6cm wide, bluish when young maturing reddish-brown; scales 5-6cm wide, usually glabrous on the upper side; seeds about 17mm long x about 6mm wide; wing large, light brown. <a href ='' target='_blank'></a>