NORTHERN WHITE CEDAR - THUJA OCCIDENTALIS

Northern White Cedar

Common Name: northern white cedar, arborvitae

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Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Thuja
Species: occidentalis

Hardiness Zone: 2 to 7
Height: 20 to 40 ft
Width: 10 to 15 ft

Description: ​​​The northern white cedar is a slow growing, very long lived tree. It has wonderful dark green foliage and is very winter hardy. It likes cool, moist, well-drained soils that are nutrient rich. There are over 120 different cultivars of the northern white cedar currently available from nurseries.

northern white cedar foliage
northern white cedar cones
northern white cedar bark