The Cedar Fastigiata, Cedrus atlantica ‘Fastigiata’, is an upright formed evergreen conifer with blue-green needles. It is a narrow, columnar selection with a mature width of only 10′. With this interesting and picturesque habit, it works well as a specimen or lawn tree. In optimum conditions, this pyramidal tree can reach up to 40’ tall and 10′ wide. Placed in a good site, this can tree can grow up to 2 feet a year!This cedar prefers moist, deep soils, but is tolerant of dry, sandy soils and does best in full sun. Fastigiata is tolerant of pollution and urban conditions so makes a great tree for city parks.It may get considerable needle burn and injury during cold winters or when sited poorly in windy locations. Severely winter burned trees generally recover well if established.With its excellent and strong ascending branching habit, Fastigiata is a fantastic choice when something is needed for a very narrow area!* Blue needles* Columnar form* Pollution tolerant.
Popular Landscape CedarDeodar Cedar, Cedrus deodara, is a popular evergreen landscape tree with year round interest. Plant one in your front yard for a one-of-a-kind, dramatic statement. Plant several for a privacy screen or you could even use several for a windbreak along your property line. Your Deodar Cedar tree has 2-inch long, clustered needles that soften the appearance of the impressive branches. The arching branches grow downward only to sweep upward at the ends for a lively, graceful appearance. Its manner of growth gives it an airy, somewhat weeping appeal in such a large, stately conifer. Your Deodar Cedar tree also demonstrates some subtle color shifts as new foliage emerges with a tint of yellow, slowly maturing to green (with some subtle, blue-hues). Deodar’s 5-inch, egg-shaped cones are an adorable decorative touch, breaking apart in autumn to release winged seeds (to the delight your yard’s wildlife).Deodar Cedar trees will grow up to 50 feet tall with a 30-foot spread (larger in some areas). It has a pyramidal form with arching branches. Wildlife love it for its protective branches and tasty seeds, and it can withstand a great deal (including wind, heat and drought). It produces an aromatic oil that is naturally insect resistant, so you won’t have to worry about infestation. Deodar Cedar trees are one of the most sought-after trees as a landscaping ornamental for the contrast of its elegant, dropping branches on such a proud, stately tree. Its name roughly translates to “divine tree” and it’s easy to see why. Order one today to begin reaping the benefits of this amazing Cedar variety!* Evergreen* Ornamental cones* Insect resistant* Wildlife interest* Heat & drought tolerant* Wind tolerant* Adaptive to a variety of soils* Long lived.
The Blue Atlas Cedar Glauca, Cedrus a.’Glauca’, is a handsome evergreen with blue to bluish green foliage. It has silvery foliage when young, but turns vivid blue as it ages!Blue Atlas cedar has sharply pointed leaves that are arranged in whorls. The fissured silvery gray bark add to the majestic beauty of this evergreen. Glauca has a wonderful open pyramidal shape, with lower branches spreading about half the height. Older trees become flat-topped and create a beautiful site. The female cones are green and can be up to 4 inches long, and then ripen slowly to brown over a period of two years.It needs a sunny, open site to grow to its potential height. Tolerant of most soil types, this cedar must have well drained soils. Glauca is sturdier and stouter than most cedars and perfect for specimen planting. However, heavy snow can break branches. It looks its best when the branches are allowed to reach the ground. This stunning evergreen conifer will add year round interest and be a great addition to any landscape!* Pointed blue leaves* Sturdy* Specimen tree.
The Cedar Horstmann, Cedrus a. ‘Horstmann’, has icy-blue foliage on short upsweeping branches. It will become a stout small tree in time; dwarf when compared to the species, but still a tree. (A dwarf upright of the Atlantic Cedar.)It has multiple leaders reaching upwards, and side branches that are horizontal, all clothed in the blue foliage; superb where space is limited!Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Because of its multiple leaders and horizontal branching, it displays an unusual form; looks very much like a Dwarf Blue Spruce.This semi-dwarf selection of Cedar Horstmann has densely-spaced icy-blue needles, and its architectural, irregular outline provides great interest in the garden year-round!* Stout* Blue foliage* Dwarf.
The Himalayan Cedar, Cedrus deodora ‘Aurea’, is among the world most elegant and stately of evergreen conifers. It is an evergreen, cone-bearing tree admired for beautiful yellowish new needles that slowly darken to yellow-green over the summer.Deodar Golden cedar is slower growing than the species, which is native to the western Himalayas, and develops an open, upright pyramidal shape at a young age. The branch tips often dangle softly downward, giving the entire tree a relaxed, luxurious feel. As the tree matures, it has a flatter top with a large supporting trunk and limbs. This is a beautiful tree that can be used as a specimen in the landscape; branches have a pleasing layered look as they arch over. It enjoys cooler climates and full sun. The Deodar Golden cedar is extremely adaptable, growing well on a wide range of soil pH and types, although it will not tolerate soggy soils.Deodar is a name in India for certain trees associated with temples. It can usually be distinguished from other Cedars because it is softer in appearance, more graceful, has longer needles (1 1/2″) and a more pendulous, whip-like leader.This is a golden yellow conifer that is often grown in the cooler Pacific Northwest maritime climate. If Deodar Golden cedar is exposed to cool, wet winters and dry summers it will grow very well!* Cool climate tree* Yellowish needles* Upright, pyramidal habit.
Lebanon Cedar Glauca Pendula, Cedrus libani ‘Glauca Pendula’, is a graceful cedar that has a thin, column shape and long, stiff, green needles with barrel-shaped cones; has been in cultivation since 1850. It is a slow grower and has a relatively tight growth habit. The branches are long, irregular, widely spaced, drooping, and horizontal; foliage is dark to bright green. Cones are developed and are large and beautifully shaped.Glauca Pendula enjoys cool temperate climates, a well drained sunny location, and a pollution free environment. It can be used as a specimen tree but it is not overly hardy and will be damaged by extreme cold. It is best to provide a growing area in full sun with protection from wind. Glauca Pendula must be staked to attain the desired height since it will not produce a leader.* Columnar* Slow grower* Long branches.
The Himalayan Cedar Cream Puff, Cedrus deodora ‘Cream Puff’, is a great variegated dwarf cone shaped plant with cream colored tips. This tree is very attractive as an accent plant and can be sheared to keep it in small places if necessary. It is a bushy form of the Golden Indian Cedar. Cream Puff must have full sun for its best color, and ample room to attain its fullest and most beautiful growth. Deodar cedar is extremely adaptable, growing well on a wide range of soil pH and types. It will not tolerate soggy soils; prefers acid, mulched soils. Keep moist until established and protect from cold winds, especially when young. Moderate fertilization at the beginning of growth will give this tree a healthy start.Deodar is a name in India for certain trees associated with temples. It can usually be distinguished from other Cedars because it is softer in appearance, more graceful, has longer needles (1 1/2″) and a more pendulous, whip-like leader.This Cedar Cream Puff is an easy to grow, attractive evergreen with graceful pendulous branches. It will be a standout in any landscape. Being quite rare and a great selection, it is very difficult to find!* Dwarf* Extremely adaptable* Cream colored tips.
The Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar Glauca Pendula, Cedrus a. ‘Glauca Pendula’ Dwarf, is a handsome dwarf evergreen for specimen planting; reaches about four feet in height!The blue attractive foliage is more intense in spring and summer. It has a unique and wonderful weeping form when the branches are left to drape to the ground. (It wants to hang to th e ground to provide visual interest.) With this stunning feature of long cascading branches, it can spread quite some distance.Its tight, stubby seed cones mature in two years. Glauca Pendula, in its old age, gets broader and develops a flat-topped form.Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.This hardy cedar prefers an acidic-slightly alkaline well-drained loam soil and location in full sun (6-8 hours sunlight). It is very tolerant of many soil types, but will not fare well in soils with poor drainage.Known for its graceful flowing nature and beautiful silvery blue-green needles, it resembles a cascading waterfall and creates an excellent addition as a focal point in the garden. If you are looking for something different, the Blue Atlas Weeping Dwarf will definitely highlight your landscape!* Dwarf* Long cascading branches* Focal point.
Improved, Dwarf Variety Makes a Perfect Privacy Wall!For those who love the Japanese Cedar Tree, but don’t have room for its huge stature, this First Editions’ Chapel Hill variety offers those desired features but in a more diminutive form. Chapel Hill, Cryptomeria japonica ‘PIICJ-I’, also improves upon the traditional Japanese Cedar in other ways. While some cultivars acquire reddish-bronze needles for winter, Chapel Hill retains its color. Its needles maintain their vibrant, emerald-green coloring (with just a hint of blue shading), from one spring until the next. The unattractive, brown cones that sometimes plague cedars haven’t been seen on the Chapel Hill variety, yet another improvement over its larger relative. All in all, this lovely dwarf cedar will provide you with a beautiful, raindrop-shaped tree with lovely, upswept branches and gorgeous color all year round.Your First Editions Chapel View Japanese Cedar is a dwarf, evergreen tree that will grow 7 to 10 feet in height with a 5 to 8 foot spread. It has an upright form and compact nature that grows naturally beautiful, but is amenable to pruning if you so desire. It does well in both full sun and part shade and is both disease and pest resistant. Plant one for a gorgeous, year round accent in your front yard, or several in a side yard to ensure both beauty and privacy. First Editions Chapel View is a Japanese Cedar variety with a great deal to offer. It combines all the incredible value of a traditional tree, with additional improvements, and on a much smaller scale. Try one today!* Dwarf evergreen* Year round interest* Maintains its color.
A Shade Loving Wind Break Do you love the look of Leyland Cypress but have had bad luck with them because your property has too much shade? Cryptomeria Yoshino will help you out. Perhaps you have visited a Japanese garden and wondered how they get the feeling that you’re totally surrounded by nature, no matter where the garden is located? Cryptomeria Yoshino also know as Yoshino Japanese Cedar is the answer. This strong grower provides a tall, dense, evergreen screen along the edges of many famous gardens. A lot of the charm of this graceful evergreen is its great texture and color. The summer color is glistening blue-green, but the needle-like leaves turn a bronzy-purple winter hue, especially when exposed to cold winds. The tree grows into a coveted tall pyramidal shape, but has an almost “fluffy” look to it that has to be seen to be appreciated. And these trees grow fast! Cryptomeria Yoshino will reach up to 45 feet in height with a spread of 15 – 20 feet in just a few years. It will grow well in either sun or shade and tolerates many different soil types. It doesn’t need fussing or pruning and just wants a little springtime fertilizer. Leave the branches all the way to the ground to keep the classic form. The Cryptomeria Yoshino tree makes a great specimen by itself, but is even more impressive in a row. Order yours today! * Handsome evergreen foliage * Shade tolerant * Hardy and Easy.
Hardy Evergreen with Year-Round Interest Your Dwarf Japanese Cedar, Cryptomeria japonica ‘Globosa Nana’, is one of those delightful shrubs that just demands to be touched. Dwarf Japanese Cedar is a low-growing variety of Cryptomria. These would look terrific on either side of your entry or provide a lovely hedge along your sidewalk. Bright to dark green foliage adorns this evergreen shrub year round, taking on a spicy, bronze tint for autumn. The needle-like sprays seem to reach out and over, presenting the appearance of movement in your landscape. You won’t be able to walk by it without extending your hand for a gentle stroke over its soft foliage. Diminutive, 3/4-inch cones appear like tiny decorations on your Cedar, their reddish-brown coloring a gentle contrast against the evergreen foliage. Dwarf Japanese Cedar will grow up to 5 feet in height with an equal spread. The dense foliage creates a tight mound that manages itself quite well, but is also amenable to pruning if you decide to alter its shape and size. It’s long-lived, growing for 30 years or more. Regardless of the name, this specimen is actually in the Cypress family and full size varieties can reach up to 60 feet tall. This dwarf version, Cryptomeria ‘Globosa Nana’, is a terrific opportunity to have one of these delightful shrubs in your yard without the need for extensive space. * Evergreen * Dwarf * Drought tolerant * Insect resistant * Disease resistant * Mildew resistant * Long lived * Great for containers * Some deer resistance * Autumn interest.
Fast Growing, Hardy Evergreen Great for Wildlife The Eastern Red Cedar tree is an evergreen conifer. You could use several as a large privacy screen or just one would look beautiful as a specimen plant. If you’re a bird-lover, this is the tree for you. The Eastern Red Cedar, Juniperus virginiana, grows in a 40-60 foot pyramidal shape that is dense but somewhat irregular, providing terrific cover for birds and other wildlife. The bark has a shredding nature that is hidden from view but useful for nest construction. The ¼ inch dark blue cones that are produced by the female tree are a valuable food source for many species of birds. The Eastern Red Cedar tree has blue-green foliage that sometimes turns a darker brown-green shade in the winter months. Plant several along your driveway for that rich pine aroma as you arrive home. Step close and you’ll detect the cedar scent that is prized by many who construct cedar chests from them, or use them in closets for their natural ability to repel insects. People also love to clip a few springs for use indoors during the holiday season. They make wonderful wreaths or just scatter a few boughs around for their invigorating pine bouquet. Hardy and easy to transplant, the Eastern Red Cedar is a tree you can plant and forget about. It will adapt to almost any conditions and provide you years of enjoyment. * Evergreen * Hardy * Valuable for wildlife.