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Hot Head® Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'RutThu#1' PP #26,840

Pronunciation: THOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
SKU #31216
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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
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.
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
CARE
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.

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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.