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Deodara Cedar

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Beautiful, Graceful, Weeping Growth Habit
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*Average Plant Shipping Size: 14" - 20" tall

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Our Price : $6.95

Product Code: CEDDEO1

Cedrus deodara

Overall Description

Also known as Deodar Cedar, or Himilayan Cedar. One of the most graceful looking of all the cedars with bright silver/blue needle color, and graceful, pendulous branches. Needles are very fine textured, and are about 1 1/2" long. Makes a truly wonderful specimen planting - keeps good color year round. Broadly pyramidal growth habit. One of the very best Cedar cultivars for use as a specimen planting - truly exquisite!!
Color is best in full sun locations, and in areas with soil of high organic matter. Benefits greatly from regular feedings and high quality mulch applications.

Plant Facts & Specifications

--Mature Height:
30-50 ft

--Mature Width
up to 15 ft

--Growth rate:
Moderate ( 6" - 12" avg per yr )

--Hardiness Zones:
6 - 9 ( if unsure of your zone, please use zone finder below - or check out our Hardiness Zone Map & Information Page )

--Sun Exposure:
Full to partial sun

--Soil Preference:
Average to slightly sandy & acidic - well drained. Prefers soil with high organic content.

--Foliage Color & Texture:
Evergreen - long 1 1/2" long needle like foliage has good silvery bluish green color. Slightly more greenish blue when young, or when planted in soils with poor nutritional content.

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts:
Cones - 3 - 5 inch long cones are produced either singly or in pairs. Cones start out a pale blue / green color, and ripen to a dark brown.

--Diseases / Insects:
No serious threats, however occasions of tops dying off due to canker, weevils, or possibly extreme cold have been reported.

--Recommended Spacing:
No specific spacing recommendations - for privacy screens, or windbreak plantings we suggest a spacing of approx 6 feet apart on center.

--Deer Resistance Rating:
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding:
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend POOPeas for use with all of evergreen species. However, either water soluble (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ), or granular fertilizers ( Holly Tone is excellent ) are also good options. Most any granular fertilizers with a 6-12-12, or 10-10-10 ratio are also acceptable. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. POOPeas may be used at anytime.

--Recommended Planting Instructions:
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--Packing & Shipping Info:
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