Blue Atlas Cedar
Lat. name: Cedrus atlantica cv. Glauca
Family: Pine trees
Home: Atlas Mountains in North Africa
Since the middle of the 19th century, the blue Atlas cedar has been found in parks and gardens in central and southern Europe as an ornamental tree. The "blue form" is hardy and can therefore also be planted in climatically less favourable locations.
The blue Atlas cedar is endangered in its stand and has been included in the list of endangered plant species.
The Atlas cedar is an evergreen tree that grows to a height of 40 metres.
Utilization: Cedar wood and cedar oil were probably already used by the Phoenicians and Romans as a valuable raw material.
(wisdom from the Orient)
l "m growing slowly. My time is a long patience.
In all that I grew, no hoarfrost too sudden, no frost too hard.
"I grew by the dark from which I came, I grew by the light in which I weigh myself."