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

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)

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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.