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Blue Atlas Cedar Becoming Very Popular In Urban Landscape

Blue Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica ) hails from the Atlas Mountains in northern Morocco and Algeria (USDA hardiness zone 6). The cultivar ‘Glauca’ has been the popular choice because of its blue green foliage. Blue Atlas grows to 40-60 feet in height, but individuals over 70 feet are hard to find. Mature forms, those 50 […]

Provide Space For Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica) hails from the Atlas Mountains in northern Morocco and Algeria (USDA hardiness zone 6-9). ‘Glauca Pendula’ is a popular weeping form with blue green needle foliage. It is found in limited quantities at full service garden centers. Mature forms of weeping blue atlas cedars take up lots of space. When young its natural weeping form perform as a […]

Very Tall Stake For A Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

  Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’) is “gravity prone”. This strongly weeping tree just doesn’t happen without staking in its formative years. At planting position a sturdy 12-16 foot metal or plastic stake or rod close to the trunk at planting time. The staking and tying procedure is neither complicated nor time […]