(Thuja occidentalis): (2 gal) 15-30’ x 4-7’ densely branched pyramidal evergreen, with short ascending branches all the way to the ground. Fanned feathery sprays of ½” aromatic scale-like leaves, with the dark green color persisting through winter. ½” oblong cones. Narrow furrows on trunk, with peeling red-gray bark; aromatic rot-resistant wood. Adaptable, but prefers moist deep loamy soils. Avoid wind. Specimen, hedges, screening. Birds.
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