Cedrus deodara 'KARL FUCHS'

Cedrus deodara
Cedrus deodara 'KARL FUCHS'
Himalayan cedar
SIZE/TYPE tall tree
USUAL HEIGHT 12-18m
USUAL WIDTH 5-6m
LEAVES evergreen conifer
COLOUR OF LEAVES +multicoloured:silvery-blue a green
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
COLOUR OF FLOWERS
BLOOMING TIME
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5b   (down to -27°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Conifers
Cedars are beautiful, architectural trees that attract us with their irregular, monumental crowns, mainly in southern Europe under the Alps. There are 4 species in this genus among which the hardiest are Atlas cedar (blue-green) and cedar of Lebanon (green).

Deodar – Himalayan cedar is the most graceful of all cedars. It has strictly pyramidal habit when young, spreading branching and weeping ends. The needles are short, mid green, borne in whorls of 20-30. Female cones appear in summer. Older plants form unique shapes.

Karl Fuchs is quite a recent selection of deodar / Himalayan cedar. Its seeds were collected in cold parts of high mountains of Afghanistan. The plants are much hardier than the species and also offer two other significant features: the needles are striking blue when young which is not common for many Himalayan cedars; and it has much narrower habit which will help it fit a mid-sized garden, too.

Grow cedars in full sun, almost any well-drained soil. They are lime tolerant. Himalayan cedars usually need a location sheltered from severe, drying winds in winter, but Karl Fuchs is tolerant of exposed locations and has withstood frost of -27°C (USDA zone 5b).

Last update 04-01-2009; 07-02-2017
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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