Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group at Heath Park

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group 0

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group
March 2015

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group 1

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group
early June 2015

Grid reference ST 17650 79839
Common name Blue cedar
Common name Blue Atlas cedar
Origin Atlas Mnts, Morocco and Algeria
Deciduous No
Status Glamorgan Champion 2015
Height 27M March 2015
Girth 362cm March 2015
Reference 162

This tree is on the eastern side of the pond. Immediately behind it is the Sequoiadendron giganteum.

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group bark

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group bark
March 2015

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group foliage

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group foliage
mid June 2015

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group cone

Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group cone
mid June 2015

General tree description for Cedrus atlantica Glauca Group

Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' is a form of the Atlas cedar with silvery blue/green foliage.

General tree description for Cedrus atlantica

Cedrus atlantica is a large tree in both height and spread, growing up to 38 metres tall, with a narrow flat top when mature. Its bark is grey and closely cracked. The leaves are green or grey green, and short (2 to 3.5cm long). They grow densely on long branches that gently ascend at first, and then become more horizontal. The cones are barrel-shaped, 5 to 7cm long, appearing in the late summer.