Thuja plicata

Excellent for restoration projects. Ornamental. Fragrant wood and foliage.

western red cedar

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

western red cedar leaf

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • western red cedar
  • western red cedar leaf

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Shrub Swamp
Wet Prairie
Shrub swamp; Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Wet prairie
Mature Height:
180’
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist to poorly-drained soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Provides bank stabilization; Ornamental; Grown for timber production
Arboretum Locations:
Corvallis Waldorf School Native Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
1996