Eastern white-cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
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Latin (scientific) name: Thuja occidentalis
Common English name: Eastern white-cedar
Other names: Northern white-cedar, eastern thuja, eastern arborvitae
French name: Thuya occidental
Found mostly in swampy areas and on very dry soils over limestone.
This species is commonly used as a hedge tree.
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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