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Thuja plicata


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 70-120 ft (21-36 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Mid- to dark green foliage, pale green to white beneath

Uses: Conifer gardens Specimen tree Hedge Screen

Zones: 5?10

Description: Native to western North America, this tall columnar tree, often with a buttressed bole, reaches 70?120 ft (21?36 m) in height. Its flattened horizontal sprays of foliage are mid- to dark green above and pale green to gray-white underneath. The female cone

Growth Habit: Columnar habit

Comments: Many cultivars available in various forms and shapes

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