Thuja occidentalis 'Ericoides'

Slow-growing, dense at first later more open with several main branches. Leaves soft, needle-like dull green to bronze. Often with many dead needles in centre. Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Ericoides' has similar bronze foliage but it is stiff to touch and grows erect. Origin USA nineteenth century.

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