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Snow Sprite (Cedrus deodara)

The cultivar, 'Snowsprite' is a graceful dwarf cedar has a roundish shape and long, stiff, white new growth with barrel-shaped cones. It enjoys cooler climates and full sun. C. deodara is a popular specimen evergreen tree, reaching 40-70' tall, under cultivation. It is a very graceful tree with pendulous branches, widespreading with a flat topped crown in maturity. Foliage is blue to grayish green, almost silvery at times. Flowers are inconspicuous, cones are in singles or pairs, 3-4" long, reddish brown in maturity. Prefers sunny and well drained location. Can be subject to canker and weevil. Native from Afghanistan. Various cultivars are available.