Algeria and Morocco on the Atlas Mountains
Unique habit with horizontal branching and a wide, flat-topped crown at maturity.
Full sun to part shade, moist, well-drained soils, preferably loamy and acidic.
Specimen tree that should be given adequate space to grow. Stunning especially as a solitary tree when viewed from a distance.
Short blue-green needles are arranged in whorled clusters that are borne on spurs.
Gray bark with vertical and horizontal fissures.
Monoecious. Male and female reproductive structures are erect cones.
Cones are 2.25 to 4 inches long and are brown at maturity.
'Glauca' - Blue Atlas Cedar, cones-female, male.
'Glauca Pendula' - Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar.