Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'
Golden Deodar Cedar
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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'.