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Cedrus atlantica

Atlas Cedar

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cedrus atlantica
Principal Common Name Atlas Cedar
Common Name(s)
Description A slow growing conifer tree with blue green needles.
General Comments
Nativity North Africa
Height Range 30 - 60 FT
Spread Range 20 - 30 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Blue-green
Leaf Texture Needle-like : Stiff
Form Large Tree
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Cold Tolerant : Drought tolerant : Winter Interest

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