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THUJA plicata 'Zebrina'

Commonly known as Western red cedar

Lemon-scented foliage, striped green and gold
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Height - 12-15m (39-49ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - retains variegation in shade but brighter in sun. Shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - ideal as a backdrop in a large garden. Height 3-5m (10-16ft) in 10 years, width 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, aphids, Coryneum canker
  • Place of origin - western North America
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold variegated -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
12-15m (39-49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)

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