Thuja occidentalis

White Cedar

This hardy, well-known tree is equally adaptable as a hedge, or small tree. Cedar wood is naturally rot resistant and a favourite hiding spot of many critters. White Cedar is an important sacred plant of First Nation peoples and is used as a purifying healing plant.

Height x Width (feet): 50 x 10

Sun Requirements: Grows best in full sun but will tolerate part shade

Water Requirements: Dry to wet

Urban Friendliness: Good but not tolerant of salt