Deodar - Cedrus deodara

    Description

    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.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Usually found as a planted tree in parks and gardens.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    Evergreen.

    UK Status

    Widespread in as a planted tree in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map