Westmont Chinese Arborvitae
Thuja orientalis 'Westmont'
Pronunciation: THOO-yuh or-ee-en-TAY-liss
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Grows 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.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
|Care||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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