Thuja occidentalis 'Fastigiata'

Broadly columnar, quite tall growing, shoots growing both upwards and downwards. Sometimes grown from seed and hence variable as in the cultivar 'Pyramidalis' which is generally considered a synonym of 'Fastigiata'. Origin Germany nineteenth century.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Cupressaceae
genus       Thuja L.
species        Thuja occidentalis L.