Eastern white-cedar, arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis `Brandon`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3
Mature Height Mature Height
12 to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
3 to 4 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
narrow, cone-shaped form; 12-15’ tall; 3-4’ wide; dense, medium green foliage, does not turn brown in winter; fast grower

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

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