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Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar

Thuja plicata


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


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Zone: 5a
Height: 45 m (150 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: shade, partial shade
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: low

Other names: giant cedar, pacific red cedar

Tags: All Items, Cedar and Juniper, Native Alberta Plants, Native British Columbia Plants, Native North America Plants

Ships to Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes

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