When to Plant Thuja Occidentalis

Plant Thuja occidentalis, also known as Eastern arborvitae or white cedar, in autumn or early spring. Because the trees usually come either container-grown or balled-and-burlapped, they do not need to be in the dormant stage in order to be planted.

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