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Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'

Cedrus atlantica (Glauca Group) 'Glauca'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35m

Max

25m

30m

Min

20m

25 years to reach maturity

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Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca' Overview

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.

Common problems with Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'

How to harvest Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'

Generally not harvested but branches & cones are taken/collected for floral decorations.

How to propagate Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'

Cuttings

Take semi-hardwood cuttings.

Special features of Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'

Winter colour

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Blue Atlas Cedar 'Glauca'

This low maintenance plant is frequently used to provide architectural to planting schemes.