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Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'

Native to Atlas Mountain of northwestern Africa. Evergreen tree with blue needles. Prefers deep moist soils, but tolerant of dry sandy soils. Tolerant of pollution and urban conditions. Needs protection from wind, especially in winter. "Glauca Pendula" must be pruned and staked when young to develop a good form. Very popular in modern landscapes. Typically grows to 15'.


Family: Pinaceae
Type: Ornamental
Origin: Northwest Africa
Season: Spring




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