Sunshine Western Red Cedar
Thuja plicata 'Sunshine'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||THOO-yuh Pli-CAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 15-20 ft. tall, 5-6 ft. wide in 10 years; to 60-70 ft. with age.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Key Feature||Year-round Interest|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9