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Thuja plicata 'Excelsa'

Common Name: Cedar - Western Red Cedar
Thuja plicata 'Excelsa'

Tall open pyramidal form with horizontally-spreading, tough, dark-green foliage. The dense leaves are a bright green in color.

Plant Care: Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth appears in spring and shear to shape annually to maintain a tidy appearance.

Characteristics & Attributes

Plant TypeBloom ColorBloom Time
Conifer Yellow April-May



15m (49ft)4.5m (13ft)zone 1-9


Soil Moisture

Foilage Color
Sun to Partial ShadeModerateGreen

Soil Type

Well-drained soil.Specimen, backgrounds Hedge or Screen.
*Attracts Birds