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Deodar Cedar, Himalayan Cedar 'Feeling Blue'

Cedrus deodara

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cedrus (SEE-drus) (Info)
Species: deodara (dee-oh-DAR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Feeling Blue

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Conifers

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Greensboro, Georgia

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 30, 2016, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

My tree has been grafted so it grows as a standard. Average water, partial sun, blue foliage is more noticeable against other greens.

Neutral

On Mar 17, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Cedrus deodara 'Feelin' Blue' BLUE DEODAR CEDAR EG (z7)
This prostrate spreader (to 1'tall by 3-6'wide in 10 years) LOOKS BLUE even if it doesn't "feel blue" & it's a "good looker", at that! S/M/GDr


Note: sold at FF as Feelin' Blue.

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