cedrus atlantica 'glauca pendula'

Blue Atlas Cedar

Few trees can compete with the beautiful cascading silver-blue foliage of the Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar.


  • Tolerates: Drought
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Maintenance: Medium
  • Spread (Min): 15
  • Spread (Max): 20
  • Height (Min): 15
  • Height (Max): 20


Add some character to your landscape with the silver blue foliage and weeping branches of the Blue Atlas Cedar. The distinctive look of the tree compliments rock, cottage, Asian-inspired, and zen garden spaces beautifully. The moldability of the trees back and forth curves allows it to grow into just what you are looking for wherever it is you would like the Blue Atlas Cedar.

  • Dramatic weeping evergreen
  • Icy-blue needles
  • Horizontal habit
  • Year-round interest
  • Hardy and easy to grow

Appearance:The cedar’s weeping evergreen form is easily moldable by way of pruning to fit any desired appearance.

Planting Location: Make sure to give the tree plenty of room to grow. Its horizontal limbs
Hardiness: The Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar is a hardy tree but watch for harsh winter winds, especially in zone 6. Watering the tree deeply prior to severe cold snaps can help avoid needle bur

Pruning: Train and prune as necessary to maintain desired shape.

Uses on Property: The Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar is perfect for use as a specimen or topiary.

Plan ahead to ensure that the Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar takes the shape that you desire. You will have to stake and train the trees from the time to plant them until they create the form you designed.

  • Plant Hardiness Zones: 6 – 9
  • Mature Width: 15 – 20
  • Mature Height: 15 – 80
  • Soil Conditions: Well=-draine
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Drought Tolerance: Require abundant irrigation the first year and then are drought tolerant when mature.

They are native to the Atlas Mountains in Algeria and Morocco.