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Prairie Pillar® Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'SMTOM1' PPAF

SKU
41304
This naturally pyramidal evergreen features yellow-tipped foliage that doesn't burn in the sun. Spring growth has a touch of orange coloring. Perfect on its own as a colorful accent, or grouped to form a hedge, privacy screen, or windbreak.
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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 MaturityReaches 15 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide, in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Accent
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7

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