Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
More About Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
- Loose pyramid when young, flat-topped when mature
- Ranging from greenish-blue to intense blue
- Long, blunt soft needles loosely spaced along twigs
- Cylindrical cones held upright
- Unique blue stand-alone specimen
Frequently mistaken for "Some kind of Blue Larch?"
Blue Atlas Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips
Somewhat drought tolerant, once it becomes established in a landscape. Damage/stem breakage may occur in 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')