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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 8-10 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: yellowish-orange in spring, matures to medium green
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Pollinators: Wind

Common names
  • American Arborvitae
  • White Cedar
  • Eastern Arborvitae
  • Northern White Cedar
  • Eastern White Cedar
  • Arborvitae

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Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-06-24
Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-06-24
Location: My garden
Location: Scarborough, ON
Date: 2016-09-05
Planted Sept. 2015 - Finally happy
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-04-19
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-04-21
Location: My garden
Golden spring growth
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