Yellow Cedar, also known as Alaskan Yellow Cedar or Western Cypress, is popular due to its unique properties and appearance. Graded to the same exacting quality control product standards as Western Red Cedar, these products weather to a lighter, more silvery gray than Western Red Cedar.
Yellow Cedar grows in the Pacific Coast region of North America from the Southeastern part of Alaska, southward through Washington and into southern Oregon. Yellow Cedar is usually found at high elevations on the coast and north of Knight Inlet, British Columbia.
Today, Yellow Cedar shakes and shingles are becoming more widely specified and used in the market for sidewall and roof applications. It has several unique characteristics including the following:
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