Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara, commonly known as the Deodar Cedar or Himalayan Cedar, is a majestic evergreen conifer native to the Himalayan region. Deodar Cedars are known for their graceful, pyramidal shape, and they can reach towering heights of up to 70 feet (21 meters) or more.

The Appearance

A large evergreen conifer with a graceful, pyramidal shape and soft, blue-green needles. It produces large, barrel-shaped cones that sit upright on the branches.


The Produce

These cones have a woody texture and are characterised by their upright position on the branches.


The Flowers

Produces small, inconspicuous flowers in spring, followed by large, barrel-shaped cones.


The Leaves

These needle-like leaves are arranged in clusters, creating a graceful and feathery appearance.


The Bark

The bark is dark gray and fissured, becoming rough and scaly with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in parks and large gardens.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and mammals. The dense foliage offers excellent cover.


The Culture

Valued for its timber and ornamental appeal. Often planted in parks and large gardens.


Fun Facts

The Deodar Cedar is native to the western Himalayas and is known for its graceful form and aromatic wood.

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