Holmstrup Eastern Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'

SKU
07293
This densely branched, compact, naturally narrow and conical evergreen has a neat, formal appearance. Holds dark green color well throughout the cold season. Provides year-round interest as a landscape accent or foundation plant. Use en masse as an effective windbreak or screen. Creates an attractive frame when planted in pairs.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 5 to 7 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThe dense form of this evergreen is impressive planted in a row along the edge of the garden or along the drive. It lends a formal look to the garden, and makes a good foil to shrubs with a more casual form. Planted singly, it makes a fine statement.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Thrives in enriched, evenly moist, loamy, well-drained soils; dislikes dry conditions. Mulch around root zone and shelter from drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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