Cedrus deodara ‘Aurea’ Cedrus

Cedrus

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

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Prefers full sun

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