Himalayan Cedar

Cedrus deodara

Native to the western Himalayas of Asia, this cedar is grown in the eastern United States as an ornamental tree, often planted in parks. A tall conifer, this species can grow to 60 m in height. Long (up to 7 cm), slender needles are arranged singly on long shoots or in clusters on short shoots. This species is the national tree of Pakistan.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun.
Growth Habit:
Evergreen tree, growing 12-24 m tall or higher.
Bloom Time:
Late summer.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
DC GA MD NC NY SC