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Repandens Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara 'Repandens'

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Repandens Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara 'Repandens') at Meadows Farms Nurseries

Repandens Deodar Cedar

Repandens Deodar Cedar

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Repandens Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara 'Repandens') at Meadows Farms Nurseries

Repandens Deodar Cedar foliage

Repandens Deodar Cedar foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  7 feet

Spread:  7 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Other Names:  Himalayan Cedar


This spreading variety has weeping branches and a spreading habit of growth; dense branches are covered with interesting gray-green needles; best as an accent tree but can be pruned into irregular forms to compliment the conifer garden

Ornamental Features

Repandens Deodar Cedar has attractive bluish-green foliage which emerges chartreuse in spring. The needles are highly ornamental and remain bluish-green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Repandens Deodar Cedar is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Repandens Deodar Cedar is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Repandens Deodar Cedar will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 7 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Garden 
Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features

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