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Common Name: Oriental Arborvitae

Species Name: Platycladus orientalis

Family Name: Cupressaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin China
Sun Preference Full Sun



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 15-foot diameter, 40-foot height
    • Leaves: Scale-like, tightly appressed onto branches in vertical planes



Soil Preference Adapted to many soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Wind tolerant, fast growth rate; almost all old arborvitae like plants found in Stillwater are this species



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