Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'
Common name: 
Aurea
Golden Deodar Cedar
Pronunciation: 
SE-drus de-o-DAR-a
Family: 
Pinacea
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, to about 10-25 ft (3-7.5 m), habit similar to that of the species.  Leaves (needles) gold-yellow on new growth, greening in the fall, and greenish-yellow in winter.
  • Sun.  Prefers well-drained and somewhat dry soil.   Protect from sweeping winds.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6     Described in France in 1866, introduced into North American nurseries about 1927.  Other "golden" forms include 'Harvest Gold' and 'Well's Golden'.
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