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Order: Pinales
   Family: Cupressaceae
            Genus: Thuja
                        Specie: occidentalis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30-70 ft (9-21 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Dull green foliage, gray-green beneath

Uses: Conifer gardens Specimen tree Hedge Screen

Zones: 2?10

Description: This tree is usually conical in form though rounded at the top, with dense foliage. Native to eastern North America, it ranges in height between 30?70 ft (9?21 m) and has bark that hangs in orange-brown strips from the bole of the tree. Crowded, flattened

Growth Habit: Conical habit with rounded apex

Comments: Many cultivars available in various forms and shapes

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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