Hot Head® Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'RutThu#1' PP #26,840
|Description||This handsome dwarf conifer provides unparalleled texture within a small space. Vibrant evergreen foliage adds color to the garden throughout the seasons. With the added benefit of extreme heat and cold tolerance, it is an excellent choice for low-maintenance landscapes.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Problems/Solutions||Coastal Exposure, Very Wet Areas, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Black Walnut Tolerant|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||This small evergreen shrub is the perfect size to tuck into smaller spaces or plant in mass for more intrigue during winter months when gardens can be void of color. Combine with other sun loving shrubs such as Berry Dazzle® Dwarf Crape Myrtle or Baby Lace® Hydrangea for a lively, low maintenance landscape.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
|Care||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. Prune only as needed to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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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.