Eastern Arborvitae, White Cedar
Northern New England south through the Mid-Atlantic region west to the Mississippi. Found in bottomlands and swamps.
Dense pyramidal tree with spreading flattened sprays. Usually a single trunk..
Full sun. Will tolerate a range of soil moistures from wet to dry.
Good for hedges, privacy screens and foundation plantings. Can be used as an accent plant.
Scale-like foliage on a flattened spray. Discolors in winter, regreens come spring.
Cones .33 to .5 inches long, mostly upright.