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Other common names
blue Atlas cedar
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
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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