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Tree #2: Blue Atlas Cedar

Tree #2: Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' (SEE-drus  at-LAN-tih-kuh)

  • Native to Atlas mountains of Algeria and Morocco
  • Average height 40 to 60 feet & width 30 to 40 feet
  • This tree is 55” in diameter
  • New growth on the Blue Atlas Cedar tends upwards while new growth on the Deodar Cedar (Tree #7) droops
  • Cones are 2 to 3” tall and catkins produce lots of yellow pollen thus being an allergy factor -average life 150+ years

 

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