ATLANTIC WHITE CEDAR suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Escambia, Hale, Mobile
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle, Sussex
FLORIDA: Calhoun, Columbia, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Lake, Liberty, Marion, Okaloosa, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Walton
GEORGIA: Marion, Talbot, Taylor
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Hampden, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Knox, Waldo, York
MISSISSIPPI: Forrest, George, Hancock, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone
NORTH CAROLINA: Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Chowan, Columbus, Cumberland, Dare, Duplin, Gates, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Pasquotank, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Washington
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Sussex
NEW YORK: Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk
PENNSYLVANIA: Westmoreland
RHODE ISLAND: Kent, Providence, Washington
SOUTH CAROLINA: Chesterfield, Darlington, Kershaw, Lexington, Marlboro
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Chesapeake, Southampton, Suffolk, Virginia Beach

Atlantic white cedar belongs to family of cupressaceae plants, its species name is thyoides. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Atlantic white cedar has green foliage and bears green colored flowers. Atlantic white cedar booms in spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Atlantic white cedar is a moderately growing plant, a mature Atlantic white cedar can grow up to 50 feet.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Green
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 50
Drought Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -36 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Spring


Bloom Period : Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : - - Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 460000
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Moderate


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Low
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : Yes Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Green
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 20
Height, Mature (feet) : 50 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : High
CaCO3 Tolerance : None Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : None Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 3.5 pH (Maximum) : 6.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 70 Precipitation (Maximum) : 70
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 16 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -36


Atlantic white cedar
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
Atlantic white cedar
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory.
Atlantic white cedar
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
Atlantic white cedar
H.S. Graves. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NJ. 1897.
Atlantic white cedar
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 65. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Atlantic white cedar
USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.


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