Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Blue (Beautiful blue evergreen foliage)
Green;brown (Glaucous green immature cones;Cones become brown with maturity)
 Ultimate Height:
3-15 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
3-12 feet
Prefers well-drained, moist loams, but is tolerant of both sand and clay soils, as long as there is good drainage
Cultivated origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
The blue needles are 0.5-1" long and spirally-arranged in clusters that arise from short spurs. Newly emerging growth is downy. Cones are 2-4" long and 1.75-2" wide. The upright, purple female cones are borne near the upper part of the tree, while the male cones tend to be in the lower half.

Additional Information

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula' is an interesting and beautiful plant with distinctly blue foliage. The habit of this weeping cultivar is determined by training. If left alone and unsupported, the central leader will weep gracefully downwards, but the central leader can also be staked to create a more upright form with cascading branches coming from a straight trunk. Either method produces a quality specimen plant for the landscape. This plant should be moved balled and burlapped or in a container, as it has difficulty with transplanting. It is also not tolerant of strong winds or wet soils and should be planted in a more protected location with good drainage.

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