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Thuja orientalis - Oriental Arborvitae
Family Cupressaceae
Botanical Name Thuja orientalis
Common Name Oriental Arborvitae
Size Varies among cultivars, species grows 15-25' by 10-15'
Hardiness Zone (5)6 - 11
Culture Prefers well-drained soil; full sun.
Ornamental Value Evergreen foliage.
Landscape Use Use as a screen, hedge, specimen or foundation plant.
Key Identifying Characteristics Leaves are scale-like, in vertical sprays, fruit is blue with horn-like projections.
Notable Cultivars 'Aurea Nana'
Campus Location Ag: Near Water Garden Gazebo
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