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Thuja occidentalisThuja occidentalisThuja occidentalis

arborvitae, northern white cedar

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 50-75'
Spread: 35-50'
Flowers: May; red brown
Fruit: Aug.-Dec.; reddish-brown; cone/cone-like
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.2-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

wet calcareous areas

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD PA WV VA NY

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl Small mammal *

Notes

prefers wet calcareous areas

Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/490.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004