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Other common names
Blue Atlas cedar
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' Cedrus atlantica var. glauca
Cedrus libani subsp. atlantica 'Glauca' Cedrus libani subsp. atlantica Glauca Group
Cedrus are large evergreen trees with needle-like leaves arranged spirally on young shoots, and in whorls on short spur-like side-shoots; ovoid cones break up to release the seeds while still attached to the tree
Pinaceae / Pinaceae
Glauca Group are large evergreen conifers, at first conical, later developing a broad crown, with spreading branches bearing silvery blue-green needles to 2.5cm, long, and ovoid cones to 9cm. Variable, and good blue-leaved forms should be sought
Habit Spreading _ Branched#Spreading / Branched
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Good specimen tree but needs space to reach full potential. Grow in any well-drained soil
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
No pruning required
Can get aphids
Generally disease free but susceptible to honey fungus
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