Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Blue Atlas Cedar

Evergreen, cone-bearing cedar trees bear needles in tufted clusters to form a pyramidal shape. As the trees mature, they have flatter tops with large supporting trunks and limbs. In early spring or late winter, male catkins dust their surroundings with yellow pollen. Plant them where their branches have plenty of room to spread. These deep-rooted trees are drought-tolerant once established. Cedar wood is fragrant. Protect from strong winds. Tips can die back from cold temperatures or from the deodar weevil.
Cedrus atlantica, Blue Atlas Cedar
This tree has silver-blue needles and tolerates air pollution, but not wet soils. On young trees, pinch branch tips or cut back to encourage compactness. Limbs break under heavy loads of snow.

Attributes - Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 45 ft. to 65 ft.

Width: 40 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Hot Climates. Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Beetles.

Related Plants

Cedrus atlantica, Cedrus atlantica 'Pendula', Cedrus atlantica glauca 'pendula', Cedrus deodara, Cedrus deodara 'Aurea', Cedrus libani
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