NH State Forest Nursery

Northern White Cedar Thuja occidentalis

A medium-sized evergreen tree with scale-like leaves in flattened "sprays" that typically are aligned vertically. Wood is soft, light-colored, durable and aromatic. The first tree exported from North America to Europe. Tolerates moderately well-drained soil; thrives in marshy, (moist) loam and full sun. Cedar swamps provide good winter habitat and food for deer. Mature height to 70'.

Seed Source:

New Hampshire

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000
3 yr 6-10" $15 $25 $80 N/A N/A

Available in the Screen/Windbreak Package.

photo of 3-0 northern white cedar seedling

Northern White Cedar 3-0

photo of 3-0 northern white cedar seedling

Northern White Cedar 3-0

photo of northern white cedar courtesy of dr. michael dirr

Northern White Cedar

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488