Trees of Government House - Deodar Cedar
The Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara) was planted in 1841. It is the oldest non-native tree on the grounds. If you live nearby and you’ve got a similar looking trees in your garden there is a good chance you have a little piece of Government House – most of the deodars in the region have grown from seeds collected from this tree.
The tree is 26m tall and the canopy has a spread of 28m. The trunk is nearly 2m wide and over 10,000kg of carbon is stored in the tree.