Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

SKU
02330
A bold, pyramidal form with sparkling silvery blue foliage that drapes from the expansive branches. One of the most popular evergreen conifers. A spectacular specimen for large landscape areas that increases in character as it ages. Drought tolerant, when established.
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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-drus at-LAN-tih-kuh GLAW-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 40 to 60 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide or larger, with age.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Azalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia)

Best in loamy well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild periodic drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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