Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’  *
(SE-drus at-LAN-ti-ka)
 
Close up view of needles
A close-up of the blue needles on the weeping branches.
 
Raised by a nursery man in France, it was named in 1900.  It has been in North American commerce since about 1943.
Cedrus are native to the mountains of the southern and southeastern Mediterranean region and the western Himalayas.
 
This evergreen conifer prefers moist, well-drained, deep loamy soil, but will tolerate clay soil.
 
Location on campus:
Between the Natural Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) buildings.
* Information from Oregon State University's Landscape Plants web site.