Emerald Green Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||THOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||The rich green of its foliage and handsome, narrow form make this conifer an excellent choice to plant in a row as a formal screen. Leave it unpruned for the full effect of its stately form.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Year-round interest|
Prefers deep, fertile, loamy, well-drained soil with consistent moisture. Mulch around root zone and shelter from drying winds. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune as needed to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8