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Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' (Glauca Group)

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blue Atlas cedar

 
FAMILY Pinaceae (Pine Family)
HABIT Tree
LANDSCAPE USES Native to the Atlas Mountains of North Africa, Atlas cedar is the most cold-hardy of the true cedars. The blue-needled cultivar has been widely planted in European and American gardens, where it becomes a large, spreading tree. R. H. Montgomery donated a pair of blue Atlas cedars to the Garden in 1949. These trees now anchor the Montgomery Oval in the Benenson Ornamental Conifers.
GROWTH FORM Spreading
LEAF TYPE Evergreen
HARDINESS USDA Zone 6 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
FOLIAGE COLOR Gray (Gray blue) | Blue | Green
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Winter Interest

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Location Map for Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' (Glauca Group)

blue Atlas cedar

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5 Plant Locations Were Found

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KEY
ACCESSION
NUMBER
YEAR LOCATION
1 22899*A 1905 Old Maple Collection
2 104/49*A 1949 Benenson Ornamental Conifers
3 104/49*B 1949 Benenson Ornamental Conifers
4 890/2003*A 2003 Old Maple Collection
5 1645/2004*A 2004 Benenson Ornamental Conifers


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