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Cedrus deodara

Common name(s): Deodar Cedar, Himalayan Cedar

Plant type: evergreen large tree
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting, grafting/budding

Propagation by Cuttings

Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Rooting environment: no information

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: soak in warm water overnight
Time required for germination: 3-4 weeks
Comment: Fall sowing should be mulched. Protect from white grub, cutworms, and damping-off. Soak 2-3 hours in water at room temperature.

Propagation by Grafting

Time of year to graft: no information
Type of graft: side veneer graft