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Rushmore Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Rushmore'

SKU
07305
Deep, dark green foliage forms a dense upright plant which is ideal for creating a hedge or screen as well as framing entrances. An especially hardy form whose foliage is resistant to winter burn and very wind tolerant. Evergreen.
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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 growing 12 to 20 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Very Wet Areas, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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