Common Name: western red cedar
Origin/Ecology: Native to BC
Habit: Widely pyramidal, upright, to >30 m tall, 15 m wide.
Leaves: Scale-like in flattened opposite pairs with white parking on underside.
Leaf Arrangement: opposite
Flowers and Fruit: Cones are woody with a floral appearance, brown.
Bark: Cinnamon red, pulls off in strips, exfoliating.
Water Use, Soil: Acidic, well-drained.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade.
Landscape Uses: Forestry, hedge row, mixed shrub border, sheared hedge, specimen.
Other Features: Smells sweet, like pineapples.