08. White Cedar – American Arborvitae


American Arbor Vitae (White Cedar) Thuja occidentalis – The narrow, pyramid shape makes it a natural choice for windbreak s. Tall and elegant, it requires almost no care when used as a hedge or screen. Can grow to 40′-60′ with a spread of up to 15′ in the wild, but 20′-30′ with a 12′ spread in urban settings is more typical. Plant 3 feet apart for a hedge.

Transplants are 15″-24″