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Arborvitae (White Cedar)

Arborvitaes are great for building a privacy fence or windbreak

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Thuja occidentalis
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The Northern White Cedar is often called the American Arborvitae. This cedar has flattened branches with green, scaly, fan-like foliage. This selection displays good cold hardiness and heat tolerance and is very popular for landscape, hedge rows, and wildlife plantings. The Northern White Cedar is adaptable to most soil types and is somewhat shade tolerant. This cedar will grow in average moisture conditions but will also do well in those wetter or swampy areas of your property. Provides shelter in the winter and nesting sites for wildlife, browse for deer, cottontail rabbits, snowshoe hares and moose, seeds eaten by red squirrels, birds, decay resistant wood.