Horstmann Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica 'Horstmann'

SKU
2332
Rating:
100% of 100
A semi-dwarf selection with dense, icy blue foliage on a gracefully branching compact form. The architectural, irregular outline provides great year-round landscape interest. Add to evergreen borders for both form and foliage contrast. Blend into cold hardy islands with unique shrubs and trees. Ideal for use where space is limited. Evergreen.
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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-drus at-LAN-tih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide, in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseHedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Key FeatureGraceful 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.

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