Thuja plicata 'Atrovirens'
Common name: 
Atrovirens Western Red Cedar
Atrovirens Giant Western Arborvitae
Pronunciation: 
THEW-ya pli-KHA-ta
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen conifer, pyramidal shape, vigorous, to 30-45 ft (9-14 m) tall, typical species foliage, glossy dark green; somewhat less green in winter.  It can be pruned into a hedge.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      Originated in Worcester, England about 1874
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: front (north) steps of the MU
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