Yellow-cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis)
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Latin (scientific) name: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Common English name: Yellow-cedar
Other names: Alaska-cedar, Nootka-cypress, Nootka false cypress, yellow-cypress
French name: Chamaecyparis jaune
This shade-tolerant, slow-growing species grows individually or in clumps with conifers.
Mostly found along the Pacific coast.
2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
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.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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