Sherwood Moss Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Sherwood Moss'
|Description||This beautiful dwarf evergreen conifer grows into a low conical form reaching just four to six feet tall. A handsome, hardy main attraction for smaller gardens, useful as a low hedge or accent in front of larger shrubs or trees with dark green leaves. Soft bright green young foliage emerges continually and in winter takes on a bronze to purple hue.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Grows 6 in. or less per year, eventually to 4-6 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|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|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.