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Cedrus deodara 'Aurea' (Deodar Cedar)

Himalayan Cedar 'Aurea', Deodar Cedar 'Aurea', Golden Himalayan Cedar, Golden Deodar Cedar


A very old cultivar, Cedrus deodara 'Aurea' (Deodar Cedar) is a large evergreen coniferous tree of conical habit adorned with striking horizontal branches and weeping tips bearing long, soft golden needles. Its spring growth is a remarkable creamy-yellow. A fast grower, over 12 in. per year (30 cm), this Golden Himalaya Cedar makes an elegant specimen tree.

  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Grows up to 25-40 ft. tall (7-12 m) and 15-30 ft. wide (4-9 m).
  • Performs best in full sun in medium moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerant of hot and humid summers. Drought tolerant once established.
  • Easy to grow, easy to care for .
  • No pruning required.
  • Native to the Himalayas.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Cedrus - Cedars
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 25' – 40' (7.5m – 12m)
Spread 15' – 30' (4.5m – 9m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Cedrus - Cedars
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 25' – 40' (7.5m – 12m)
Spread 15' – 30' (4.5m – 9m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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