The Q&A Archives: Deodara Cedar

Question: What species of deodara cedar has a small rose looking pine cone when it falls to the ground? This tree is at the Foothills Equestrian and Nature Center. Thank you in advance for your reply.

Answer: Deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara) has upright cones, 3 to 4 inches long and 3 inches across; deciduous scales; initially green and purplish, then later turning a reddish brown when mature. They are usually resinous. Here's a link to a website with photos:

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