Sherwood Moss Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Sherwood Moss'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly- weekly in extreme heat; less often once established.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||THOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows 6 in. or less per year, eventually to 4-6 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Plant a low, informal border hedge to divide parts of the garden or between properties where it will partition without blocking views. It also makes a fine accent in rock gardens or at the base of an arbor or gate.|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly in extreme heat; less often once established.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
Best in acidic to neutral soils with even moisture. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Protect from harsh sun and winter winds and prolonged drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8