Emerald Eastern Arborvitae
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'
Common Name: Emerald Eastern Arborvitae
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Height: 10-15' Spread: 3-4' Habit/Form: Narrow pyramidal Growth Rate: Slow Zone: 3-7
Cultural Requirements: Best in full sun to light shade in moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of heat, cold, and wet sites.
Ornamental Characteristics: Bright, emerald green foliage occurs as spreading, vertical sprays at the ends of short, ascending branches. Foliage keeps its color throughout winter. Cones are ½-inch long, ovoid, and mature from yellow to light brown.
Uses in the Landscape: Use as a specimen plant, in groups, or as a hedge.
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