- Common Name(s):
- Oriental arborvitae
- Shrubs, Trees
Used as a hedge, foundation planting or specimen. Reddish-brown bark.
Healthy, well-maintained trees have few problems. Scout for bagworms and spider mites. Snow and ice weight can break branches in the winter.
Synonymous with Thuja orientalis and Biota orientalis.
- 18-25 feet
- evergreen scale-like yellowish-green leaves start out as flattened sprays, becoming darker green with age. Foliage bronzes in winter. Oval cones (to 3/4” long).
- Grow in fertile medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to light afternoon shade.
- conical to columnar
- 10-15 feet
NCCES plant id: 2956