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What Do You Call the Leaves on Cedar Trees?

By Callie Barber ; Updated September 21, 2017
Cedar trees are noted for their needles that range in colors from deep green to silver and blue.
Small cedar iclose-up. Autumn in taiga. image by djandre77 from Fotolia.com

Cedar trees do not have leaves, rather their foliage are their needles. Cedar trees, like the blue atlas cedar, have narrow, spiral-shaped blue to silver needles that are thicker than other cedar varieties.


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Callie Barber has been writing professionally since 2002. Barber's love for design and writing inspired her to create Design Your Revolution, a blog that shares creative and affordable ways to decorate indoor and outdoor living environments. Her articles have appeared on Travels.com and GardenGuides.com. Barber holds a Bachelors of Arts in international studies from the University of North Carolina.