Common Name: Black Cedar
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis ‘Nigra’
Foliage: Dark Green
Shape: Narrowly Columnar
Black cedars are similar to pyramidal varieties, but they are broader at the base. They have dark green foliage year round and are excellent for hedges and windbreaks. They make a great vertical accent and can be hardy and adaptable. Black cedars do best in full sun and prefer average to moist soil conditions. It will grow at a medium rate and expected to live for 50 years+.