Genus Evergreen, monoecious shrubs to tall trees, native to North America, North East China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan from sea level to low montane areas in cool, moist climate zones. The trunk is single or multi-stemmed, often branching from the base, forming a conical or pyramid crown. The beaches are spreading or ascending, occasionally rooting and forming new trunks.
Details Propagated at Lime Cross Nursery. Thuja plicata 'Copper Kettle' is a dwarf, variegated Western Red Cedar selection. New foliage on this upright tree is yellow to orange.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green/Orange, leaf/needles. Pot Size: 3/10 litre Ultimate Height: 6m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 years. Special Attributes: It has a very pleasant fragrance, reminiscent of citrus.