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Common Name: Western red-cedar      Latin Name: Thuja plicata      Size: 30 (min) to 50 (max)
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My neighbor just planted a large white plasic fence. I am looking for a pyramidal arborvitae like the kind I see down south in Georgia. What this to grow to maybe 30 feet. What are the best complimentary plants that I could plant along the fence line that would attract birds ete. and would give some year round green colorThanks
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Thuja plicata
Origin: Western U.S. to Canada
Maximum Height: 50 feet

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Category: EvergreenTree
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Thuja
species: plicata
Origin: Western U.S. to Canada
Size: 30 (min) to 50 (max)
Size Description: Large
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Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Winter Interest
Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood
Deer Resistance: star ratingNot ResistantSee plants that are deer resistant.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom CB2 1JE
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.194690000000000 Longitude: 0.130390000000000] Specimen: 740
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Thuja plicata at Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Location: Cambridge Universithy Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: January 15, 2012
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Thuja plicata at Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Location: Cambridge Universithy Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: January 15, 2012
Location: Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey (London, England) TW9 3AB
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.472000000000000 Longitude: -0.300260007381439] Specimen: 816
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Thuja plicata at Kew Gardens
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens Kew
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: May 2011
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Thuja plicata at Kew Gardens
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens Kew
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: May 2011
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom CB2 1JE
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.192851466666700 Longitude: 0.126897316666667] Specimen: 2025
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Interesting branch on Thuja plicata
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2012
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Leaf detail on Thuja plicata
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2012
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Thuja plicata
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2012
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.175468880000000 Longitude: -84.531842750000000] Specimen: 2651
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.175468880000000 Longitude: -84.531842750000000] Specimen: 2652
Location: Gabriel's Place 3816 Reading Road Avondale OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.147964990000000 Longitude: -84.487685040000000] Specimen: 3316
Location: Belfast Botanic Gardens, Northern Ireland
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 54.583059160000000 Longitude: -5.935775220000000] Specimen: 8435
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Location: Belfast Botanic Gardens, Northern Ireland

Location: Prauge Botanic Garden - Botanicka Zahrada Praha
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 50.118822420000000 Longitude: 14.413538420000000] Specimen: 8648
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Location: Prauge Botanic Garden - Botanicka Zahrada Praha

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Location: Prauge Botanic Garden - Botanicka Zahrada Praha

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