Cedar, White

Thuja occidentalis

White cedar is a medium size tree. It is slow growing but extremely long lived. White cedar is found on a wide range of sites, from swamps to rocky cliffs. It is very shade tolerant. It has very few insect or disease issues, but it is a favorite winter food for deer, and young trees need to be protected.

White cedar is often planted for landscaping, wildlife habitat, and timber. It forms a dense hedge or windbreak and provides good winter cover for wildlife. The timber is hard and rot resistant.

This year’s order stock comes in the form of plugs.

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  • Size: 6" - 12"
  • # per Bundle: 25
  • Soil Type: Adaptable - sandy to clay
  • Sun: shade - part sun
  • Moisture: wet to dry
  • Height: 30-60
  • Growth Rate: slow
North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District

505 3rd St N, Ste A,
Virginia, MN 55792
218-749-2000
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4 Monday-Friday and by appointment

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