Green Sport Western Red Cedar
Thuja plicata 'Green Sport'
|Quickly develops into a uniform, narrowly conical tree with shiny foliage that retains its green color well in the winter. Excellent for use as a screen or a specimen. This trouble-free evergreen responds well to regular pruning as a clipped hedge or to create a formal appearance.
|Full sun, Partial sun
|Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
|Conifer; prized for foliage.
|Grows 12 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide in 10 years; 70 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide with age.
|Provide deep, organically rich, moist, well-drained soil; avoid extremely dry sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
|This is magnificent cedar is much revered by the northwest Native peoples. Such was their respect and dependence on this tree that it was called "tree of life." The soft yet durable wood of Thuja plicata was used to build longhouses and dugout canoes, as well as numerous items necessary for daily life. Fiber was woven from strips of bark to create clothing, bedding and mats, and branchlets and roots added strength to heavy rope and baskets.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.