Scientific Name: Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group Form: Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:blue Atlas cedar Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Open
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):> 30m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Africa, Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Acicular
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, Yellow, Sep- Oct
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Green, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Tall background, Wind break
Key ID Features:Pyramidal growth with a flat top; needles blue-green, 4-sided, sharp tipped, stiff, clustered on short, stout lateral spurs or alternately on longer stems; female cones green then brown, barrel-shaped, 6-10 cm, ripen over 2 years; male cones autumn, < 8 cm, light brown, cylindrical (barrel shaped).