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.

Answer from NGA
December 2, 2006


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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