Atlas Cedar Tree

Atlas Cedar Tree

Atlas Cedar Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cedrus atlantica
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; prefers moist well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types (sandy, clay); needs wind protection
Texture:   Medium to fine
Form:   Pyramidal
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   30 to 40
Leaf:   .7 to 1.5" bluish green needles
Flower/Fruit:   2 to 3" upright, green cone; turn brown
Comments:    Difficult to transplant; best used as a specimen tree; should be more widely planted in south; heat tolerant; least cold hardy of cedars
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --