Atlas Cedar – Cedrus atlantica

$3.50

Fissured silver-grey bark and dark green/glaucus pointed leaves make a prized tree all year round.

The Atlantic Cedar has a conical shape that becomes more open as the tree ages. It can be grown in formal upright styles and looks great in a group planting. All Cedars have connifer like needles that stay on the tree all year,.  

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The Atlantic Cedar has a conical shape that becomes more open as the tree ages. It can be grown in formal upright styles and looks great in a group planting. All Cedars have connifer like needles that stay on the tree all year,.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

A native to the Atlas mountains in Morocco and Algeria, this species is found on hill sides between 1000-2000m above sea level. The tree is best positioned in a spot where it can grow un impeded as it looks best when branches are allowed to grow to ground level.

Propagation

This tree is quite frost tollerant and will grow in all cool and termperate areas of Australia. Best to plant in a well draining soil that is slightly acidic although it will grow in most other soil types. Given enough space for the roots to roam this tree is extremely drought tollerant once established.

Common Name:Atlas Cedar
Scientific Name:Cedrus atlantica
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 10
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:10-15m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

A native to the Atlas mountains in Morocco and Algeria, this species is found on hill sides between 1000-2000m above sea level. The tree is best positioned in a spot where it can grow un impeded as it looks best when branches are allowed to grow to ground level.

Propagation

This tree is quite frost tollerant and will grow in all cool and termperate areas of Australia. Best to plant in a well draining soil that is slightly acidic although it will grow in most other soil types. Given enough space for the roots to roam this tree is extremely drought tollerant once established.

Product Details
Common Name:Atlas Cedar
Scientific Name:Cedrus atlantica
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 10
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:10-15m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants