Dwarf Western Red Cedar
Thuja plicata 'Pygmaea'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||THOO-yuh Pli-CAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Best in full sun and moist, acidic soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Pruning time: spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8