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Westmont Chinese Arborvitae

Thuja orientalis 'Westmont'

SKU
07315
A compactly branched evergreen shrub prized for its natural globe shape and dark green foliage, tipped with a yellow to bronze tinge during part of the season. Use in pairs or groups, in a border, or in formal rows or containers.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh or-ee-en-TAY-liss
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasGrows into a neat, three-foot globe shape without pruning. Use its formal look to flank steps or set at the corners of a patio. Use a row of these to border a walkway. Mix in a border with other evergreens or plant a group to add evergreen interest to surrounding deciduous shrubs.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. May be prune annually to shape, if desired.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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