Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Cedrus atlantica.
Plants can be grown as a tall hedge.Wood - fragrant and durable. It is prized for joinery and veneer and is also used in construction. It is also used for making insect-repellent articles for storing textiles.
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Succeeds in warm dry areas with less than 40cm of rain a year, but also in areas with cool summers and up to 200cm of rain. Small trees less than 50cm tall establish much quicker and better than taller trees, those more than 2 metres tall are difficult to establish. Larger trees will check badly and hardly put on any growth for several years. This also badly affects root development and wind resistance. Trees grow fairly rapidly, with height gains of 60cm in a year recorded. This species is cultivated for its timber in some parts of S. Europe. Small male cones are formed on the lower branches of trees, whilst the larger female cones are formed on higher branches. These female cones persist on the tree for 2 - 3 years before breaking up.Trees are notably susceptible to honey fungus.
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