A specimen of narrow columnar Skywalker arborvitae in a field with other evergreens Three specimens of Skywalker arborvitae in an autumn landscape Three specimens of Skywalker arborvitae in a winter landscape

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SKYWALKER™

Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis

'SMTOBP'

USPP 25,700

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A specimen of narrow columnar Skywalker arborvitae in a field with other evergreens Three specimens of Skywalker arborvitae in an autumn landscape Three specimens of Skywalker arborvitae in a winter landscape
  • Space saving habit
  • Evergreen
  • Native to North America
Description

The force is strong in Skywalker™ arborvitae.

With its very narrow habit and good resistance to windburn, its landscape versatility is outstanding. Similar to 'Brandon' in height, but with a very conical habit.

USDA Zone
3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
12 - 15'
Width
3 - 5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4"

Soil

Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Pruning

Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Uses

Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips

Tolerates heat and drought once established. Keep watered after pruning to minimize browning; this is also an effective strategy to minimize winter damage to foliage in cold areas.