Cedrus atlantica


Atlas Cedar


Cedrus atlantica - Atlas Cedar

About Atlas Cedar at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  •  Native to Atlas and Riff Mountains of Algeria and Morocco.

  • Can exceed 150’ in height.

  • Needles are olive green, except most cultivars are shades of blue-gray. Needles occur in lush clusters of spurs long the branch.

  • Male cones are abundant in mid-autumn. Female cones are barrel-shaped and borne upright on branch.

  • There are many cultivars of this species and most very blue.

  • Common in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes

2033 SW Madison St

Private, Rear Yard

103' Height

82' Spread

13.5' Circ.

This tree is not visible from the street.

Cedrus atlantica - Atlas Cedar

2190 SW Kings Ct

Private, Rear Yard

80' Height

59' Spread

13.8' Circ.

Cedrus atlantica - Atlas Cedar

6704 SE 122nd Ave.

Portland Parks & Recreation, Leach Botanical Garden

135' Height

70' Spread

13.5' Circ.

Cedrus atlantica - Atlas Cedar