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Deodar Cedar




Cedrus deodara(SEE-drus dee-o-DAR-a)


Evergreen - Sun


HEIGHT: 50' Spread 30'


SPACING: 20-40'




HABIT: Moderate, large conical shape, pointed to drooping top, foliage to the ground, foliage consists of small pine-like needles.


CULTURE: Any soil, good drainage, plenty of room.



USES: Parks, large estates, evergreen back drop.


PROBLEMS: Too large at the base for most residential gardens, freeze damage, diseases, bagworms and red spider.



NOTES: Sometimes called "California Christmas tree." Graceful when healthy but I would not invest much money in this plant in the northern part of the state. Native to the Himalayas.








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