• Current Height: 3-4 feet

  • Mature Height: 30-40 feet; 10-15-foot spread

  • Growth Rate: Slow to medium (12” to 24” per year)

  • Light: Full sun to part shade

  • Soil: Medium

  • Deer resistant: No

  • Landscape uses: Foundations and windbreaks; specimen tree

  • Fun fact: Arborvitae means “tree of life,” so named because Native Americans used the tree to treat scurvy. Can reach an age of 400 years or more.

Arborvitae/Eastern white cedar

7 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Medium; larval host to several butterfly and moth species including the Promethea silkmoth.  Provides food and cover for birds.

    A narrow evergreen with soft needles that give off a sweet scent when squeezed.  Gnarly, reddish-brown bark; great as a show tree or as a hedge, screen or windbreak. 

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