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Canaan Fir vs Western Red Cedar

Abies balsamea phanerolepis

Thuja plicata

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Canaan Fir
Western Red Cedar

Canaan Fir, which is closely related to Balsam Fir, is known for its open-growing patterns and strong branches.

Canaan Fir is highly adaptable to many soil conditions and thrives in both shaded areas or direct sunlight. It is commonly used for Christmas tree farming or reforestation.

This rugged landscape tree remains green year-round.

Western Red Cedar is native to the Pacific Northwest, and is the largest tree in the cypress family. Featuring horizontol branching with scale-like dark green foliage that has a strong aroma. The wood is naturally durable and light, and is resistent to decay and insects, making it sought after for house siding, panelling, furniture, and fences. This is British Colombia's offical tree.

CANAAN FIR QUICK FACTS

WESTERN RED CEDAR QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $4.99 - SAVE UP TO 29%
Zone: 2a
Zone: 5a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 45 m (150 ft)
Spread: 7 m (23 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: shade, partial shade
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Life span: long
Suckering: none
Suckering: none

In row spacing: 3 m (10 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: giant cedar, pacific red cedar