Dwarf Western Red Cedar

Thuja plicata 'Pygmaea'

SKU
08735
With dense, blue-green foliage and irregular upright branching habit, this shrub makes an attractive, easy-care addition to the landscape. Tips of foliage may turn bronze in winter. Compact form is well suited to create a low informal hedge or feature in shrub borders. Plant en masse to fill small areas. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh Pli-CAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds 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

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