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(First upload on February 14 2014. Last on April 12 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cedrus deodara (Roxb.) G. Don






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cerdus Trew (ヒマラヤスギ)
Himarayasugi (ヒマラヤスギ, ヒマラヤシーダー), Himalayan cedar
Etymology of common name: the leaf resembles with the leaf of Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica), although the species is grouped into pine family
Life form: evergreen needle-leaved tree
Distribution: Originally distributed in the western part of Himalayan Range between 1,500 (1,000) m and 3,200 (4,000) m elevation, imported to Japan in Meiji Era (1879)

Cold tolerance: > -25°C

Habitat: forests
Utilization: (Japanese) garden and street tree, architectural material (wood used with the same level of larch), etc.
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Cedrus deodara transplanted in Japan


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[1/2] at Hibiya Park, Tokyo, on December 27 2014. [3] at the Fujisawa Campus of Nihon University, Kanagawa Prefecture, on January 21 2014. [4/5] at Okuma Garden in Waseda University, Tokyo, on March 15 2017 ⇒ bark (樹皮).

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