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Cedrus deo Aurea
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Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'


Description: Cedrus deodara 'Aurea', also known as Golden Deodar is a medium-sized evergreen tree, at first conical with drooping leader, later broad-crowned. Needles to 4cm in length, bright golden yellow, becoming greenish-yellow by late summer. Cones rarely formed.

History: This variety has been in cultivation since 1866. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Cedrus Growing Tips: Performs best in full sun, in medium moisture, well drained soils. Tolerant of hot and humid summers. Drought tolerant once established.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2.5m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Yellow Green Foliage
Text Pendulous

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Evergreen Evergreen
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Needs full sun Needs full sun
Don't prune Don't prune