The Western Redcedar is a large evergreen tree that is native to western North America. It grows up to 230 feet tall and 23 feet in diameter. Hardy in zones 5-8.
Growing Instructions for the Western Redcedar
The seeds have a period of dormancy. They can be planted outdoors in the fall or winter for spring germination or they can be cold stratified to simulate winter conditions and to break their dormancy at any time of the year. 1. Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours. 2. Put the seeds in a ziplock bag. 3. Put the bag in the refrigerator and leave it there for 30 days. 4. Put some soil in a pot. 5. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil. The seeds need light to germinate. 6. Water the soil so that it is moist but not wet. 7. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.