Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca’

A distinctive evergreen with silvery blue to bluish-green needles. Pyramidal in its youth, it becomes massive with horizontal, spreading branches and is quite a sight. The Atlas Cedar lives long and requires a lot of space to develop freely. 2″-3′ male cones form on lower part of tree, with larger purple female cones developing on top branches.

Zones: Hardy to Zone 6-9
Leaf Description: Silvery blue to bluish-green needles
Mature Height: 40-60 ft
Mature Spread: 30-40 ft
Growth Rate: Slow
Habit: Pyramidal
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Tolerances: Adaptable but prefers moist, well drained soil.