Emerald Green Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'
|Description||A narrow, pyramidal evergreen with dense, emerald green foliage that holds its color throughout winter. Thrives in the heat and humidity of the south, and tolerates dry spells when established. One of the most popular and effective shrubs for screening or tall hedge use. An ideal specimen for topiary.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9
Your climate may be too warm for this plant
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The Enchanted Forest 10611 F.m. 2759
Richmond, Texas 77469
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Sugarland, Texas 77479-2361
Cornelius Nurseries - 6720 Highway 90a
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.