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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 Mini 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 HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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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