Deodara Cedar - Knowledgebase Question

Landrum, SC
Question by theverbonic
December 2, 2006
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.


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Answer from NGA
December 2, 2006

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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:
www.cnr.vt.edu/DENDRO/dendrology/syllabus/cdeodar.htm

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