Horstmann Blue Atlas Cedar
Cedrus atlantica 'Horstmann'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-drus at-LAN-tih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide, in 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Graceful Compact Evergreen|
Best in loamy well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Avoid overly wet sites. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9