Morgan's Chinese Arborvitae
Thuja orientalis 'Morgan'
Tolerates extremely dry to boggy wet conditions, provided drainage is adequate. Quite drought tolerant once established.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Grows 2 to 4 in. per year, reaching 3 ft. tall at 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Like many dwarf conifers, this plant is fairly slow growing, which makes it perfect for smaller spaces in your garden.|
|Growth Habit||Columnar, Narrow|
|Landscape Use||Border, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Tolerates extremely dry to boggy wet conditions, provided drainage is adequate. Quite drought tolerant once established.|
Provide a well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates hot, dry summer conditions but performs best with humidity. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8