Eastern white-cedar, arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
certain cultivars are suitable for planting under powerlines; dense form; mainly upright cultivars, but smaller, dwarf, rounded forms are available; soft, evergreen, aromatic leaves; full sun to partial shade; adaptable to most soils and pH; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; sensitive to road salt and deer browsing; can be sheared; native to Wisconsin; hardy to zone 3 (four on some cultivars)

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: https://hort.uwex.edu/
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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