Atlas Cedar - Cedrus atlantica
Rather conical in shape with a long trunk and widely spaced ascending branches. It has tufts of 30 to 45 dark green needles with translucent points. The most common cultivar Cedrus atlantica Glauca known as the Blue Atlantic Cedar has whitish-blue needles.
Cedar of Lebanon
Tip of tree erect or stiffly curved, not pendent; branches level or ascending. Leaves usually glaucous or blue/grey, but may be dark green; some cultivars have very blue leaves
Photograph of whole tree. It may not be possible to verify young specimens from photos
Usually found in parks and gardens as a planted tree.
All year round.
Widespread as a planted tree in Britain.
Not well recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not included in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015