How to grow Cedrus atlantica

Cedrus atlantica grow and care – tree or shrub of the genus Cedrus also known as Blue atlas cedar or Atlas cedar, Cedrus atlantica perennial pinophyta used as ornamental plant, can grow temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.

Leaves color is green shape needle like that connected in the base of the leaf and there is weeping variety.

Flower small color yellow that grow male and female flower separate, the flower pollinated by wind.

Cedrus atlantica cone

Conifer cone color can be: brown for female and brown-yellow to male.

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How to grow Cedrus atlantica growing and care:

Cold temperature or high altitude

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Pine sawfly

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
20-30 m, 60-100 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate, the flower pollinated by wind

Scientific name:

Cedrus atlantica

How to grow Cedrus atlantica

Cedrus atlantica plant care

Growing Cedrus atlantica

Cedrus atlantica


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Pinophyta Conifers
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Bonsai
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9