Chamaecyparis thyoides

Atlantic white cedar

Cupressaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 20-40 (60) ft    Width: 10-20 ft
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Specimen tree especially for moist sites.
Propagation: Seed and softwood cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Native Habitats: forested seepage areas, swamps

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B

Other

Ethnobotany: Wood was used for log cabins, floors and shingles.