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Tree Thuja plicata fastigiata Upright Western Red Cedar




Description A relatively fast grower, reaching approximately 5m in the first 10 years. Mid green horizontal branchlets droop slightly and the lush, cedar scented foliage is flat and dense in habit making it ideal for creating a privacy screen or windbreak in a small space as it will reach a width of only 1.5 metres. It has a compact conical, upright growth habit and responds well to pruning, even reshooting from bare wood after a hard prune.    
Mature Size 4-6 x 1.5m    
Uses Used widely as a hedging or screening tree especially in narrow areas. Used as a design feature in gardens especially along fence lines.    
Position & Soil Will tolerate most soils in a full sun to part shade position. Grows best in cooler climates of australia.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.5-1.8m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.2m)
Substitutes Banksia integrifolia fastigiata 'Sentinel'
Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Castlewellan Gold'
Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Leightons Green'
Cupressus sempervirens 'glauca'
Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan'
Photinia robusta
Prunus lusitanica
Syzygium australe 'AATS' PBR Pinnacle TM'
Syzygium australe 'ST1' Opal Maze
Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'
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