Thuja occidentalis, commonly known as American arborvitae, Eastern arborvitae, Eastern white cedar or Northern white cedar, is a dense, conical to narrow-pyramidal (sometimes maturing to broad-pyramidal), often single-trunked, evergreen tree that is native to eastern and central Canada south to northern Illinois, Ohio and New York with scattered populations further south in the Appalachians to North Carolina.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||9 inch (23 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||American arborvitae, Thuja|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||20.00 to 40.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Brown|
|Bloom Time ||Non-flowering|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careAvoid full shade where foliage density will substantially decrease.Avoid exposed, windy sites.It doesn’t require pruning as it naturally grows in the columnar shape. If you are growing this for hedge prune regularly to maintain shape. It can tolerate excessive pruning without any problem.
It can be propagated from seeds, cuttings and air layering. Propagate in summer using fresh cuttings.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade |
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||medium moisture|
|Fertilizer ||apply any organic fertilizer.|
Arborvitae special feature
Leaves are scale like and lie on one plane
- American arbor-vitae was much used by many native North American Indian tribes as a medicine to treat fevers, coughs, headaches, swollen hands and rheumatic problems
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Arborvitae ?
Arborvitae is commonly known as American arborvitae, Thuja
How tall do Arborvitae grow?
On average Arborvitae grows 20.00 to 40.00 feet
What color are Arborvitae ?
A Arborvitae plant bears flowers of color Brown
When Arborvitae blooms?
With enough light, Arborvitae may produce Brown flowers in Non-flowering
How hard is Arborvitae to grow?
A Arborvitae is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Arborvitae need?
A Arborvitae prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Arborvitae need?
A Arborvitae prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Arborvitae need?
A Arborvitae prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Arborvitae like?
A Arborvitae prefers medium moisture
How often should I fertilize my Arborvitae ?
To encourage Arborvitae growth, apply any organic fertilizer.
Sunday, 15 March 2020
"I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.
Friday, 28 February 2020
This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Great plant for a green gift
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