Sting™ Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
We love plants with interesting architecture, and this selection of our native Eastern arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) takes skinny to the max with its sword-like sihouette. Use it to make an exclamation point in garden designs, or fit it into a very narrow bed. Certain to be iconic plant in well-designed landscapes everywhere, from the Shire to Shreveport.Fall InterestWinter InterestNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:TallGarden Height:180 - 240 InchesSpacing:12 - 18 InchesSpread:12 - 18 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
The tight, columnar habit makes this a great specimen or screen for narrow sites. Use as a bold accent plant in mixed borders.Maintenance Notes:
Little care is needed. Pruning is usually not needed, but may be shaped in summer. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.Sting™ Thuja occidentalis 'SMNTOO' USPPAF, Can PBRAF