North Pole® Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Art Boe' PP #22,174

A very cool new evergreen that will add elegance to your garden all year round! This columnar selection of 'Wintergreen' has excellent hardiness and retains its dark green winter foliage color with a slightly more narrow form than Emerald Green. Selected by Art Boe of Faribault, MN, it is resistant to winter burn.
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3 - 7

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.


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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growth 10-15 ft. tall, 3-5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThe tight, columnar habit makes this a great specimen or screen for narrow sites. Use as a bold accent plant in mixed borders.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 7

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