Deodar - Cedrus deodara
Cedrus deodara is an evergreen conifer making a large tree, at first conical with a drooping leading shoot, later broad-crowned. Needles to 4cm in length, slightly glaucous, mostly whorled. Cone to 10 cm in length, broadly-ovoid.
Cedar of Lebanon and Atlas Cedar
Tip of tree pendent, branches usually drooping at tips. Leaves usually a bright green, not glaucous
Photograph of whole tree. It may not be possible to verify young specimens from photos
Usually found as a planted tree in parks and gardens.
All year round.
Widespread in as a planted tree in Britain.
Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015