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Chamaecyparis thyoides

Atlantic white cedar


Chamaecyparis thyoides, Atlantic white cedar, is a medium-sized evergreen tree that can reach heights of up to 50 feet. It thrives in both full sun and partial shade, and prefers moist, acidic soils.


This tree is a favorite among wildlife, with birds and small mammals using its dense foliage for nesting and cover. Additionally, Atlantic white cedar provides food and habitat for various species of birds, including warblers and cedar waxwings. In the winter, this tree retains its lush green color, making it an excellent addition for year-round screening and privacy.



Chamaecyparis thyoides (Atlantic