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Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

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Description

Cast dense shade; drought tolerant

Open, stiff habit when young; widely pyramidal flat topped with age; retains lower branches

 

Cultivars:
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#evergreen#drought tolerant#blue needles#pyramidal#cpp#casts shade
Cultivars:
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#evergreen#drought tolerant#blue needles#pyramidal#cpp#casts shade
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cedrus
    Species:
    atlantica
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Open
    Pyramidal
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Occasionally Wet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    2-3 in. cones; erect barrel shaped
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Whorled
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Narrow needles in spirals; thicker and more stout than other cedars.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought