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Related to arborvitae: Thuja occidentalis, Eastern arborvitae

arborvitae

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arbor vitae

(är′bər-vī′tē)
n.
1. Any of several North American or eastern Asian evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Thuja, having flattened branchlets with opposite, scalelike leaves and small cones. They are grown as ornamentals and for timber. Also called thuja.
2. Any similar plant of the related genera Platycladus or Thujopsis.
3. Anatomy The white nerve tissue of the cerebellum, which has a treelike outline in a median section.
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The incense cedar resembles the arborvitae in its leaf texture and columnar shape but is a bigger plant and more lush,.
But the standout was Kansas where seven different nominators located the biggest paper birch, narrowleaf cottonwood, Washington hawthorn, dwarf chinkapin oak, western soapberry, little walnut, and two co-champion oriental arborvitae.
Pines, yews, firs, spruces, and arborvitae are common needle-leafed evergreen species in the landscape.
Fences are a common device, of course; then we have the ubiquitous row of closely planted arborvitae.
The evergreens in the summer irrigated plot showed good vigor, suggesting that winter irrigation is detrimental to hemlock and arborvitae.
My neighbour, who is also my sister, told me that folk at many of the new suburban homes are growing more elaborate and succulent plants, like hosta, roses, cedar, arborvitae and the like.
TABLE 17-1 NURSERY PLANT STANDARDS SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES Deciduous Shrubs Shade Trees Flowering Trees Roses Oak Crabapple Sporeas Red maple Crape myrtle Hibiscus Ash Dogwood Hydrangeas Japanese maple Flowering cherry Vibrunum Birch Magnolia Lilacs Honey locust Flowering plum Buddleias Norway maple Redbud Weigelas Sugar maple EVERGREEN Broad Leaved Needled Holly Juniper Azaleas Pine Rhododendron Spruce Euonymus Arborvitae Boxwood Yew Privet Cypress Magnolia Fir Cotoneaster Cedar
Its cooling pool and fountain overlook the sunken Knot Garden, named for the intricate pattern into which chains of dwarf evergreen Japanese holly, juniper, and arborvitae have been woven.
There he noticed, strewn about on the departed loggers' "well-flattened and somewhat faded beds of arborvitae leaves," the following items: "an odd leaf of the Bible, some genealogical chapter out of the Old Testament; and, half buried by the leaves .
These plants include the Pine, Cedar, Juniper, Fir, Spruce, Larch, Cypress, Arborvitae, and Hemlock.
Mountain ash Taxodium distichum Baldcypress Thuja occidentalis Arborvitae Tilia sp.
Attract them with pines, spruce, arborvitae and yew.