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UpStanding™ Emerald Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'SMTOBM3' PPAF

SKU
41303
Fragrant, deep green, fan-like foliage is tightly held on a mass of branches to form a dense, pyramidal evergreen. The compact, spire-like growth is perfect as a specimen or grouped to form a hedge or screen. A tough variety that is somewhat shade tolerant.
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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 ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureCompact Form
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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