SelecTree: Tree Detail

BEVERLY HILLS ARBORVITAE
Platycladus orientalis 'Beverlyensis'

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Needs ample water and good drainage.

Family: Cupressaceae

Tree Characteristics

Conical, Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 10 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Scalelike, Yellow, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown or Mostly Blue Cone, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Bark Red Brown, Scaly or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 24; H1, H2.

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 11.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Spider Mites, Armillaria, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Platycladus orientalis 'Beverlyensis' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Feb 27, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/platycladus-orientalis-beverlyensis >

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