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Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata'

Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata' - Columnar Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata' - Columnar Blue Atlas Cedar

More About Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata'

  • Symmetrical, columnar conifer with dense, sharply ascending branches
  • Needle colour ranges from greenish-blue to intense blue
  • Long, blunt, soft needles are loosely spaced along the twigs
  • Cylindrical cones are held upright
  • Tolerant of pollution and urban conditions

Zone:

6

Height:

9-12 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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Columnar Blue Atlas Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in a protected area, as it may get considerable needle burn and injury during cold winters. Severely winter-burned trees generally recover well if established. This cultivar's narrow, growth habit makes it suitable for small, planting areas, providing a vertical accent with a unique, foliage colour.


Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Green
Blue

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cedrus atlantica 'Fastigiata'

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

Blue Atlas Cedar

Picea pungens 'Iseli Fastigiate'

Picea pungens 'Iseli Fastigiate'

Iseli Columnar Blue Spruce