Blue Atlas Cedar
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-drus at-LAN-tih-kuh GLAW-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 40 to 60 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide or larger, with age.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Magnificent Specimen Tree|
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