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Little Giant Dwarf Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant'

SKU
07287
This small, globe-shaped, evergreen shrub is a very versatile and useful plant, noted for holding its color well, even through the winter months. The rich green foliage and small form make this a wonderful foundation plant, specimen, or hedge.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThe neat round shape of this evergreen makes it easy to use in the garden as a single accent at the corner of the house, bottom of the drive or on either side of the front door. It can also be used to good effect in mixed plantings, as it has a substantial, though small, presence.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Thrives in enriched, evenly moist, loamy, well-drained soils; dislikes dry conditions. Provide afternoon shade in hot summer regions and protect from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. May be pruned annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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