Frank P Matthews
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Cedar Tree. A genus of coniferous trees native to the western Himalayas and the Mediterranean region. Naturally they grow at high altitudes of over 1000 metres.
Cedars grow into large, stately trees that make great specimens, ideal for parks and large gardens. Britain has many outstanding trees in the grounds of old country houses.
A striking evergreen with silvery blue spring growth with pendulous tips, that gradually matures to green.
An interesting cedar standing out with its bright chartreuse green needles in summer and bronze gold winter colour.
Cedar of Lebanon
‘Cedar of Lebanon’. Green-grey foliage with barrel shaped purple cones. Height after 10yr over 6m/20ft.
Hardy, small, weeping, evergreen tree with twisted branches. Glaucous silvery blue-green needles.
Spectacular blue conifer popular for specimen planting. Pyramid shaped when young. Height after 10yrs 4m x 2m.
Slow growing, almost prostrate, bright blue-green foliage composed of soft, slender needles on arching branches.
Golden Deodar Cedar
The golden deodar with golden-yellow leaves in spring fading to green. Height after 4m x 2.5m
Low growing evergreen with gracefully weeping branches. Golden yellow spring foliage turns yellow-green in summer.
The weeping blue Atlas Cedar. A narrow, steeply weeping tree with impressive steel blue needle colour.
Slow growing, evergreen tree. Green or grey foliage. Barrel shaped cones are purple-green then brown.