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Western Red Cedar

Thuja plicata

Also known as

Western Arbor-Vitae, British Columbia Cedar, Californian White Cedar, Giant Arbor-Vitae, Nootka Sound Arbor-Vitae, Yellow Cypress, Canoe Cedar, Giant Cedar, Pacific Red-Cedar, Shinglewood, Canoe-Cedar, Giant-Cedar, Western Arborvitae, Western Red Cedar

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

12m

Min

8m

20 years to reach maturity

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A photo of Western Red Cedar
A photo of Western Red Cedar

Common problems

Special Features

Attracts bees