Danica Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'

SKU
07294
A versatile, dwarf, globe-shaped conifer featuring bright emerald green foliage that turns blue-green in winter. Smaller even than the popular Hetz Midget Arborvitae, Danica is an excellent choice for borders, foundation plantings, or low hedges. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasPlant a low, informal hedge of this evergreen to divide parts of the garden or between properties where it will partition without blocking views. It also makes a fine accent at the base of an arbor or gate.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Juniper (Juniperus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Barberry (Berberis); Lilac (Syringa)

Thrives in enriched, evenly moist, loamy, well-drained soils; dislikes dry conditions. Provide afternoon shade in hot summer regions and protect from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Prune lightly, only as needed to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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