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Chamaecyparis thyoides

Atlantic White Cedar



Tree with a dark green crown. Grows straight. Thin, red-brown bark. Leaves are bluish green and cover twigs. Small cones mature in the first year, pollen is shed in the spring. Grows along streams in the pinelands and in swamps.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cupressaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Trees
Bloom Time:Pollen shed earlyil to mid April
Fruit Timing:Cones mature the first season and persist at least a year
Global and State Rank:G4, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Soil pH:3.3 to 5.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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