Plant Care Deodar Cedar

Deodar Cedar

About Deodar Cedar

Deodar Cedar is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Deodar Cedar likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Deodar Cedar belongs to the Cedrus genus, and is native to British Columbia.


Cedrus deodara

Also known as

Himalayan cedar, Deodar, Devdar, Devadar and Devadaru

How to care for Deodar Cedar


How often to water your Deodar Cedar

Water needs for Deodar Cedar
0.5 cups
every 9

Deodar Cedar 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 Deodar Cedar

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Deodar Cedar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Deodar Cedar: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Deodar Cedar love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Deodar Cedar does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Deodar Cedar

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Deodar Cedar: 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 Deodar Cedar after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Deodar Cedar

Deodar Cedar

Deodar Cedar

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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