Scientific Name: Thujopsis dolabrata
Common Name: hiba arborvitae
Family Name: Cupressaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 10 - 15m x 5 - 7m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Pyramidal - widely
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Scale-like, Opposite, Leathery, Glabrous, Falcate, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, May-Jun
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Branchlets rope-like, flattened, 4-6mm wide mm wide near tips; leaves overlapping, broadly obovate and scale-like or flattened boat-shaped to beak-shaped (dimorphic), 4-7mm long x 1.5-2.2mm wide, green/thick white stomatal bands underneath; seed cones at tips, rounded, 1-1.6cm wide with 6-8 woody widely spaced scales. <a href ='' target='_blank'></a>