Thuja occidentalis

£2.50

American arbor-vitae, White cedar. A medium evergreen tree from North America, growing to 15 m (50 ft) high (3 m in 10 years). The young shoots have a pleasant fruity odour when crushed and are used to make a tea; the shoots and an oil from the leaves is used medicinally. The timber is durable and valued for roof shingles, exterior boarding, fencing, sleepers, canoes etc. Likes a moist soil and full sun; hardy to -40°C. Stratification: CS4. Number of seeds: 150.

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American arbor-vitae, White cedar. A medium evergreen tree from North America, growing to 15 m (50 ft) high (3 m in 10 years). The young shoots have a pleasant fruity odour when crushed and are used to make a tea; the shoots and an oil from the leaves is used medicinally. The timber is durable and valued for roof shingles, exterior boarding, fencing, sleepers, canoes etc. Likes a moist soil and full sun; hardy to -40°C. Stratification: CS4