Degroot's Spire Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Degroot's Spire'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||THOO-yuh ok-sih-den-TAY-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 20 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||A valuable hardy alternative to cypress. Produces a fine columnar form used in rows, pairs or as a single specimen. Perfect for an evergreen privacy screen or rich background for water features and art. Performs well in the wet, low lying areas of your garden or natural swamps and bogs. Place in paired containers as a formal statement to an entry or drive.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
Thrives in deep, enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soil; dislikes dry conditions. Mulch around root zone to conserve moisture. Shelter from harsh, drying winds. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize and prune to shape in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8