Thuja koraensis Nakai

Korean Arborvitae

Cultivar Glauca foliage

Cultivar Glauca foliage

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Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Thuja

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 15 to 50' tall and 10 to 15' wide

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Scale-like leaves in flattened sprays, green above and contrasting white stomata underneath. Prefers moist, well-drained soil, neutral to alkaline. Light afternoon shade in hotter climates.

Cultivars: 

'Glauca' - 6 to 8' tall, zones 6 to 8

History: 

Native to China and Korea.

Published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 33: 196 in 1919.

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