Himalayan Cedar

Cedrus deodara

  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Himalayan Cedar
  • Flower name
    Himalayan Cedar
  • Scientific name
    Cedrus deodara
  • Aliasヒマラヤシダー, Himaraya杉, Deodar Cedar, Himalayan Cedar
  • Place of originHimalayas
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonOctober, November

What is Himalayan Cedar

Himaraya cedar,(scientific name: Cedrus deodara) is an evergreen high-wood conifer of the family Pinaceae, native to the Himalayas. The tree height is 50 m locally, but 20-30 m in Japan. The trunk is upright, and the horizontal branches extend greatly downwards, so the tree shape is conical. The bark is gray, has fine cracks and peels off like a scale. Flowering is from October to November, and the cone is formed in the following year from October to November. The cone is large enough to be seen from a distance. Trees are considered to be the world's three largest landscaping trees, and are used for park trees, garden trees, and roadside trees.

Common name: Cedar (Himaraya cedar), scientific name: Cedrus deodara, aka: Deodar Cedar, origin: Himalaya-Afghanistan living type: Evergreen coniferous tree, Tree shape: Conical shape, Tree height: 20-30 m, Bark: Peeled in fine scales in grayish brown ground Flowering period: October to November, Leaf shape: needle shape, leaf length: 2-7 cm, leaf width: 0.1 cm, hermaphrodite, male flower: conical, male flower length: 3 cm, fruiting period: October to November the following year after flowering, fruit: 10 cm (vertical), 8 cm (horizontal), seed form: pterygium.


  • Eye
    Pinales
  • Family
    Pinaceae
  • Genus
    Cedrus
  • Species
    C. deodara
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Caudal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Other
  • Leaf type
    needle shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeevergreen high-wood conifer
  • Flower colorsBrown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2000.0 ~ 3000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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