Overview of Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar:
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Size & Shape of Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar:
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Additional Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar Facts:
Design Tips For Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar:
Growing Tips For Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar:
Weeping blue Atlas cedar prefers well drained, acidic loam soil, though it can adapt to many kinds of soils.
This tree must be staked and trained while young to create the desired form, or it will end up growing close to the ground. It may take a while since this is a slow grower - about 1 to 1 1/2 feet per year.
Water well for the first season so that the roots will become established. After that, it is drought resistant and will not need much watering.
Shelter from strong winds.Maintenance/Pruning:
Once established, this tree will not require much watering at all. Use a general purpose fertilizer in spring before new growth initiates.
This tree should be staked until maturity to create the height and width desired. As for pruning, prune in winter while still dormant, and remove no more than 1/3 of the tree at a time.Pests & Diseases of Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar:
No significant pest or disease problems.