Western Red Cedar (Thuja Plicata) Rootball Hedging Plants
Thuja (Western Red Cedar) hedging and specimen plants are the best hedging conifer for the UK. Thuja is less vigorous then leylandii hedging, breaking from old wood, so they are easier to prune. Thuja is tolerant of heavy soils and should be one conifer more widely grown especially in coastal situations.
Common Name: Western Red Cedar
Type: Self-Fertile, Evergreen
Size: 150-175cm rootball
Planting Location: Full sun to partial shade. Coastal and exposed areas
Soil Type: Well-draining, normal soil types
pH: neutral to slight acid
Rate of Growth: Average to fast growth about 40-60cm per year
Fertilise: Rootgrow upon initial planting and thereafter
Planting Distance: 1 per metre
Height: Easy to maintain height at about 1-6m
Misc: Good for screening, hedging, windbreak, privacy, noise reduction, etc.
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