(21) Atlas Cedar

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  • Species
    • Atlas Cedar
  • Botanical Name
    • Cedrus atlantica
  • Location
    • St Mary's churchyard, Ridgeway gardens
    • Grid Reference: TQ 14860, 55555
    • Latitude, Longitude: 51.287557, -0.354296
    • What3Words: cotton.rocks.desk
  • Identification
    • Cedars are non-native conifers with leaves in whorls of tightly packed needles. The cones are attractive and solid and remain on the tree until they decompose.
  • About this species
    • There are 3 different species of cedar and you can distinguish each by the branches. Atlas branches ascend, Cedar of Lebanon branches are level and Deodar branches droop.
  • Local information
    • This one has glaucus or blue-green foliage so is a Blue Atlas Cedar.

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