SelecTree: Tree Detail
WEEPING BLUE ATLAS CEDAR
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX, Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT, River Banks Botanical Garden - Columbia, SC, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and Cal Poly Leaning Pine Arboretum - San Luis Obispo, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage. A pendulous tree with leaves that are conspicuously glaucous. Each tree is unique based on training and desired end result.
Additional Common Names
WEEPING BLUE ATLAS CEDAR, CEDAR OF LEBANON
Weeping or Rounded Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: Varies up to 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Needle, Blue Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Cone, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Fall or Winter.
Bark Dark Brown or Gray, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 3b - 10 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales, Sap Suckers and Deodara Weeble, Tip Blight and Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Bonsai or Espalier.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Sep 21, 2018.
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