Also known as the Indian Cedar as it’s endemic range extends from the mountains south to the subcontinent where the species name Deodar originates from the Sanskrit for ‘Tree of the Gods’. The most majestic of conifers with horizontal see-through branches, beautiful cones, handsome bark and deep aromatic needles. Needs space to develop its magnificent weeping habit and graceful drooping branch structure. Features in the gardens of period dramas set in Australia and the U.K. Medium growth rate.
Full sun, prefers slightly acidic well-drained soil. Performs best in a sheltered position, protected from wind.