Black Cedar

Black Cedar

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Drought Tolerant

Easy Care

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Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' is a striking evergreen tree that is perfect for adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to any landscape. With its deep green foliage that takes on a purplish hue in winter, this tree provides year-round interest and beauty. It is a low-maintenance plant that is tolerant of a variety of growing conditions, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners alike. Its compact size makes it perfect for small gardens or as a specimen tree in a larger landscape. Additionally, it can be pruned into a variety of shapes, such as a hedge or topiary, to add even more visual interest to your outdoor space. Whether you're looking to add some privacy to your yard or simply want to enjoy the beauty of an evergreen tree, Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' is an excellent choice that is sure to impress.
Black Cedar

Black Cedar

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Latin Name

Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra'

Common Name

Black Cedar

Hardiness Zone


Bloom Time


Mature Width


Mature Height


Growth Rate



Full Sun (6+ Hours)


Late Winter/Early Spring


Approx. 1-2 times per week




  • Dark Foliage: Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' has a distinctive dark green foliage that adds contrast to any landscape. This evergreen shrub's foliage maintains its color throughout the year, even during the winter months.
  • Fast-Growing: Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' is a fast-growing plant, making it an excellent choice for homeowners who want to establish a privacy hedge or windbreak. It grows relatively quickly and can quickly establish itself as a focal point in any garden or landscape.
  • Low Maintenance: This plant is easy to care for and requires minimal maintenance. It is drought-tolerant and can adapt to a range of soil conditions. Pruning is not typically necessary, but it can be done to shape the plant or maintain its size.

Care Guide

  • Watering: Water regularly, especially during the growing season. Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged
  • Pruning: Prune in late winter or early spring before new growth begins
  • (Optional):Fertilizer: Black cedar is generally not a heavy feeder, but if desired, apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring before new growth begins

Planting Instructions

Planting a trees or plants is easy! First, begin by digging a hole that's twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Place the tree or plant in the hole and add some bonemeal fertilizer. Backfill with fresh soil if needed and water thoroughly. Water regularly until roots are established to keep the plant healthy. Enjoy your new tree or plant!

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