Thuja plicataA large western native evergreen tree with a conical habit and a fast growth rate. It has been heavily utilized for its rot-resistant wood. It is also the wood of choice for native American totem poles.
|Habit:||Conical to wide conical, formal, single leader, dense and full to the ground, buttressed trunk, slightly pendulous tertiary branches|
|Texture:||Medium becoming medium-fine with age|
|Hardiness:||Zone 4a USDA, with selection of cold-hardy cultivars and proper siting; more commonly to zone 5a and warmer|
|Habitat:||S.W. Alaska – Vancouver, B.C. - California|