Thujopsis dolabrata (Hiba)
Also known as: Hiba Arbor-vitae
Location: Grown for ornament in large gardens.
Leaves are larger than on Thuja species, dark green and glossy above with two white bands on underside.
Pollen and Seed Cones
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Cones open in late April or May, males dark blackish green, females bluish green, both about 1mm long.
Mature cones are 12mm to 18mm long, with 6-10 scales, ripening to dark bluish brown from bluish green, and opening to release seeds.