Thuja plicata

£2.50

Western red cedar. A large, fast-growing evergreen tree from Western North America, growing to 40 m (130 ft) high or more there; grows 5 m in 10 years. The inner bark has been used for basketry and to make mats, ropes etc, while sheets of bark were used as a roofing material. The timber is highly valued and durable, used for roofing shingles, exterior boarding, greenhouse frames, fencing etc. Likes a moist soil and sun or part shade; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS4. Number of seeds: 50.

39 in stock

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Western red cedar. A large, fast-growing evergreen tree from Western North America, growing to 40 m (130 ft) high or more there; grows 5 m in 10 years. The inner bark has been used for basketry and to make mats, ropes etc, while sheets of bark were used as a roofing material. The timber is highly valued and durable, used for roofing shingles, exterior boarding, greenhouse frames, fencing etc. Likes a moist soil and sun or part shade; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS4