BLUE ATLAS CEDAR

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

 

COLLECTION

New Pinetum

 

FAMILY

Pinaceae

 

PLANT TYPE

Needled Evergreen

 

ZONE

6-9

 

 

 

CULTURE

Cedrus¬†atlantica ‘Glauca’ requires moist, well-drained soils. Plants grow best in full sun.

 

NOTEWORTHY CHARACTERISTICS

Native to the Atlas Mountains in northern Africa, this true cedar can grow up to 60 feet and has inch-long needles that range in color from dark green to silvery-blue.

 

PROBLEMS

Not susceptible to pests or disease.
 

GARDEN USES

Used as a large specimen.

 

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