Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'
Cedrus atlantica (Glauca Group) 'Glauca'
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Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' is an evergreen conifer in the Pinaceae family. It develops into a large, spreading tree with short needle-like leaves which are are silvery-white when young, maturing to a blue-green colour. It produces purple-brown, upright cones up to 10cm long, these mature over a long period and are a permanent feature on mature trees. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Generally not harvested but branches & cones are taken/collected for floral decorations.
Take semi-hardwood cuttings.
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
This low maintenance plant is frequently used to provide architectural to planting schemes.
Can be attacked by aphids and can sometimes suffer from honey fungus.