Sunkist Eastern Arborvitae

Sunkist Eastern Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis ‘Sunkist’

The Genus Thuja contains five species of coniferous evergreen trees, of small to medium size, and a few shrubs, usually dense.  Bark is scaly.   Branches usually horizontal or also ascending, developing a conical crown.  Twigs more or less flattened.  Leaves opposite, scale-like, appressed, lateral leaves partly overlap facial leaves.

Cones small, ovate or oblong.  Native to North America or eastern Asia.    Many cultivars of different size, form and color are available.  Arborvitae are especially popular in the Midwest and eastern U.S.

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