Deodar Cedar

  • Trees (1)

    Trees (1)

    These trees grace the Andersonville National Cemetary near Americus, Georgia.
  • Bark

    Bark

  • Needles

    Needles

  • Cone

    Cone

  • Tree (2)

    Tree (2)

    This gorgeous tree lives at the corner of Piedmont Road and Monroe Drive in Atlanta.

    Specifications

    • Latin (scientific) name: Cedrus deodara. This name comes from the Sanskrit name for "wood of the gods."
    • Height: 98 feet
    • Circumference: 12 feet
    • The height and circumference measurements listed here are for the largest-known Deodar cedar in Atlanta. This tree is located near the Noguchi Playscape in Piedmont Park.

    • Special characteristics:

      The needles of this tree are very very soft.

    • Photo Credits:

      All images by Peter Jenkins, TreeInspection.com