Cedrus deodara 'Robusta'
A large, broad evergreen conifer 12-15m in height with horizontal branches that are pendulous at the ends. Clusters of long, dark blue-green needles grow in clusters along with upright reddish-brown cones.
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Ultimate heightHigher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread4–8 metres
Colour & scent
|Autumn||Blue Green||Red Brown|
- Full sun
East–facing or North–facing or South–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Pendulous weeping
Cedrus are large evergreen trees with needle-like leaves arranged spirally on young shoots, and in whorls on short spur-like side-shoots; ovoid cones break up to release the seeds while still attached to the tree
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How to grow
Grow in a well-drained neutral to acid soil in full sun. Protect saplings from frosts and shelter from winds
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Low Maintenance
No pruning required
May be susceptible to aphids
Generally disease-free but may be susceptible to honey fungus
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