Chamaecyparis thyoides

Atlantic White Cedar

A narrow evergreen conifer, White Cedar is rare in its preference for very wet soils. Best reserved for moist locations.

Category: Medium evergreen conifer
Hardiness: 4 to 9
Foliage: Medium green, scale-like
Fruit: Bluish small rounded cones
Bark: Ashy gray to red-brown, somewhat peeling
Texture: Fine
Shape: Slender column in youth, narrow spire at maturity
Mature Size: 40-50' tall by 10-20' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Unusually well adapted for wet locations
Native Habitat: Native to coastal plains in the Eastern US