Blue Atlas Cedar
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
A stately and majestic evergreen conifer with blueish hued needles on almost horizontal branches.
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.
A great tree for larger planting strips and yards.
60' at maturity
30' at maturity
Shorter, stiff green-blue needle clusters
The Atlas Cedar is one of the true cedars and is named for its native range, the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco.