Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
More About Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
- Loose, pyramid when young, flat-topped when mature
- Needles range from greenish-blue to intense blue
- Long, blunt, soft needles are loosely spaced along twigs
- Cylindrical cones are held upright
- Unique, blue, stand-alone specimen
Frequently mistaken for a blue larch.
Blue Atlas Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips
Somewhat drought tolerant once established in the landscape. Damage or stem breakage may occur in the winter from ice and snow accumulation. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying winter winds is recommended for young plants in an exposed location.
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' Characteristics
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Suitable Substitutions for Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
(Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata')
(Picea pungens 'Hoopsii')
(Picea pungens 'Snowkiss')
(Cedrus libani var 'Stenocoma')