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Deodar cedar

Cedrus deodara

Stately and graceful with dark gray furrowed bark.

SMUD Availability:
No
Size:
Large
Height:
50-80 ft
Width:
40-50 ft
Water Needs:
Moderate
Evergreen or Deciduous:
Evergreen
Shape:
Pyramidal
Fall color:
None
Flowers:
No
Growth Rate:
Fast
Sunset Zones:
7, 8, 9, 14
Diseases and pests:
No serious problems in vigorous trees
Useful as a street tree? Minimum planting strip width?:
Yes, 8' planting strip

Minimum Planting Distances

  • from a building foundation: 15 feet
  • from walks and driveways: 8 feet
  • from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): 40 feet
  • between trees: 30 feet

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