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botanical name:
Cedrus atlantica
Cedrus atlantica © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Atlas Cedar
family:  Pinaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen
height: 20.00m
width: 17.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour:
stem/bark: grey
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Large tree which tends to be quite variable in shape and colour. It usually has an erect, straight-trunked habit with near horizontal branches. Foliage is generally blue-green but some seed grown specimens can be quite silvery-blue.

Extensively used as a large ornamental conifer and also as a timber tree in areas with poor dry soil.

other notes:
Native to the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco.

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