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Botanical name

Thuja occidentalis

Plant Care



Common name(s)

American arborvitae



This tree has bright green, scaly foliage in Summer.

Uses in landscape design

Can be used as a specimen or accent, good for hedges.

Soil conditions

Loam , Well drained , Moist – Alkaline , Neutral


Uses:: Cullinary: Medicinal: Cultural: Commercial: ornamental plant Cosmetics: Other Uses: Part Used: Attracts: Features:

Cone bearing

The cones are slender, yellow-green ripening to brown.

This tree has bright green, scaly foliage in Summer.

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