• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Year-Round Interest
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:THEW-ya ok-si-den-TAY-lis
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Narrow, Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Design IdeasThe rich green of its foliage and handsome, narrow form make this conifer an excellent choice to plant in a row as a formal screen. Leave it unpruned for the full effect of its stately form.
    Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers deep, fertile, loamy, well-drained soil with consistent moisture. Mulch around root zone and shelter from drying winds. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune as needed to shape.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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