Plant Care Cedrus Deodara

Cedrus Deodara

Also known as

Deodar Cedar, Deodar Cedar, Himalayan cedar, Deodar, Devdar, Devadar and Devadaru


Cedrus deodara

How to care for Cedrus Deodara


How often to water your Cedrus Deodara

Water needs for Cedrus Deodara
0.5 cups
every 9

Cedrus Deodara needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cedrus Deodara

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Finding light for Deodar Cedar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cedrus Deodara: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cedrus Deodara love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cedrus Deodara does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cedrus Deodara in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cedrus Deodara

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cedrus Deodara: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cedrus Deodara after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Cedrus Deodara is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Cedrus Deodara

Cedrus Deodara

Cedrus Deodara

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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