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Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
A stately and majestic evergreen conifer with blueish hued needles on almost horizontal branches.

Growing Conditions:
It grows well in sun or partial shade and prefers moist, well-drained, deep loamy soil, but tolerates clay soils. High drought tolerance once established.

Uses:
A great tree for larger planting strips and yards.

Height:
60' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal

Flowers:

Leaves:
Shorter, stiff green-blue needle clusters

Bark:

The Atlas Cedar is one of the true cedars and is named for its native range, the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco.