Cultivated White Cedar (Occidentalis) Quality #1

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Cultivated White Cedar (Occidentalis) Quality #1

The cultivated Thuya Occidentalis, frequently named cultivated white cedar tree, is perfect for hedging.

The cultivated Thuya Occidentalis, frequently named cultivated white cedar tree, is perfect for hedging. It will form a intimacy wall when growing, as opposed to other popular cedar varieties that keep their pyramidal shape when growing, like Smaragd, Emerald and Fastigiata.

Cedar developed in a controlled zone.

  • Fertilized every year for dark green dense foliage
  • Trimmed every year to strengthen and thicken its foliage
  • Weeds taken off to allow a better growth
  • Mechanical potting, transportation in the pot

Characteristics:

Growth speed: 10 to 12 inches a year
Mature Height: 40 to 60 feet (Can be cut to a desired height)
Time needed for an intimacy wall: Immediately after the installation
Diameter at installation: 30 inches
Installation: Can be installed at a distance of 30 inches from
each other, so that the leaves will touch, although it is recommended, for an immediate intimacy, to install then 24 inches apart.
Trimming: Once every year or every other year (easy to trim and shape)
Shape: Up to you (conical, square wall style, round)
Light: Will need a minimum of 2 hours of sunlight a day
Winter condition: Very resilient (the wood from the white cedar
tree is soft, it allows it to bend under the weight of the snow instead of breaking)
Lifespan: 700 to 800 years

 

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