Pakistan’s National TreePakistan’s National Tree

Deodar is the national tree of Pakistan. Deodar is called Cedrus Deodara. How this name ‘Deodar’ came? Well, this has been derived from Sanskrit. Deodar got derived from Sanskrit name ‘Devdar’ that means ‘timbreof gods’.

Deodar is the bigger evergreen tree that has the heights around 40-50 metres having a trunk up to three metres in diameter.

Having a conic crown with level of branches and drooping branchlets, deodar is laced with needle like leaves and this tree is grown as an ornamental tree. It is often found and grown in bigger gardens. Deodar acts best in mild winters.


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