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Grow it: Weeping blue atlas cedar

With its silvery blue evergreen needles and smooth, grey bark, it's like having a living sculpture in the garden year-round.



Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’
This tree is pliable and very easy to train (especially when young), and its drooping vertical branches give the slow-growing weeping blue atlas cedar a unique personality.

With its silvery blue evergreen needles and smooth, grey bark, it’s like having a living sculpture in the garden year-round; it can even be trained into a spiral, waterfall, espalier, arbour or wacky “What the heck is that?” shape.

Drought-tolerant, this cedar adapts to most soil types but prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Trained and staked, it can ultimately reach a height of 10 metres, with a spread of five metres. Shelter from cold, drying winter winds. Zone 6.


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