Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

White Cedar or Arborvitae

Latin Name: Thuga occidentalis

Flower Description:

Evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family. Widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.

FamilyCypress
Season Bloom
HabitatEnjoys limestone soil, moist, boggy areas. Tolerant of acidic and alkaline soils, full sun. Partial shade is tolerated but plants become thin, open and much less appealing.
Cycle
Height40-50'
Leaf DescriptionEvergreen tree with fan-like branches and scaly leaves. Conical shape.
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