Little Giant Dwarf Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant'
Pronunciation: THOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||North American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||The 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.|
|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. 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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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.