Weeping blue cedar
Species: Cedrus atlantica (Glauca Pendula)
Age: 150 years
Region: Hauts de Seine, France
Nestled in the heart of the arboretum “la Vallée-aux-Loups”, near the remains of Chateaubriand, the ancestor of all the weeping cedar stands enthroned majestically. 150 years ago, a nurseryman planted blue Atlas cedar. But a mutation appeared giving a weeping character that tree. Other specimens present in the world all come from cuttings or transplants performed from this single specimen. Spectacular when viewed from afar in the park, this blue Atlas cedar is even more surprising and impressive when we slide under its foliage which offers 700m2 of protection to its visitors.
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European Tree of the Year 2016
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12th place 
Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2016

The oldest tree of Bátaszék
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The Thousand Year Old Lime
Czech republic
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2nd place 
Pear from Bošáca - Zabudišová
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3rd place 
The Oak of Bolko
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4th place 
Canicosa´s Pine-Oak
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5th place 
The oak from Danube park in Silistra
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6th place 
Tamme-Lauri oak
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7th place 
The Cubbington Pear Tree
England, UK
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8th place 
The Big oak of Liernu
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9th place 
The Suffragette Oak
Scotland, UK
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10th place 
Millennial Lime Tree of Heede
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11th place 
Weeping blue cedar
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12th place 
The Peace Tree
Northern Ireland, UK
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13th place 
Survival at the cutting edge oak
Wales, UK
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14th place 
The Generation Tree
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15th place