Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodora

The Deodar Cedar has a very graceful habit that can be quite striking in the landscape. It is grown easily in our mild northwest climate. Branches of the Deodar are pendulous and the central leader often droops. It has dense evergreen needles that grow in tufts or whorls on the branches. Needles have a unique bright green to a bluish tint.

Zones: Hardy to Zone 5
Leaf Description: Whorled, evergreen needles
Mature Height: 50 to 70 ft
Mature Spread: 20 to 30 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate
Habit: Broadly pyramidal, graceful form
Light Requirements: Prefers full sun
Soil Tolerances: Prefers a well drained somwhat dry soil