Thuja plicata 'Grune Kugel'
Common name: 
Grune Kugel Cedar
Grune Kugel Western Red Cedar
Pronunciation: 
THEW-ya pli-KHA-ta
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
‘Eschrich's Grune Kugel’
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Conifer, evergreen shrub, dense, very dwarf form, 1 ft (30 cm) tall and 2 ft (60 cm) wide in 10 years, dark green, somewhat purplish in winter.
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6     
  • Grune Kugel: German, "green ball"
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden.
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