Tree Trail

Northern White Cedar

Thuja occidentalis

    Notable about this species*

  • The leaves are an important source of food for deer in the winter.
  • The heart wood of this tree is very durable, and weather resistant, making it ideal for use in making shingles, barrels and fencing.
  • Is becoming a viable alternative to pressure-treated wood.

Map to this tree.

Coordinates: 44.873579, -68.635516

Additional Information


* Source: “Forest Trees of Maine”, Centennial Edition, 1908 to 2008, a publication of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry