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Other common names
Deodar Fountain tree
Indian cedar Himalayan cedar
Cedrus are large evergreen trees with needle-like leaves arranged spirally on young shoots, and in whorls on short spur-like side-shoots; ovoid cones break up to release the seeds while still attached to the tree
Pinaceae / Pinaceae
C. deodara is an evergreen conifer making a large tree, at first conical with a drooping leading shoot, later broad-crowned. Needles to 4cm in length, slightly glaucous, mostly whorled. Cone to 10cm in length, broadly-ovoid
Habit Spreading _ Branched#Spreading / Branched
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Good specimen tree but needs space to reach full potential. Grow in any well-drained soil
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
No pruning required
Can get aphids
Generally disease free but susceptible to honey fungus
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