- Native to North America
Also known as emerald green arborvitae. This is a very popular, tightly pyramidal variety with shiny, bright, emerald-green foliage and good winter color. Good for screens and windbreaks.
USDA Zone 3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)
Exposure Full sun, Part sun
Height 10 - 15'
Width 6 - 8'
Finish Time 1.5 seasons
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; screening; 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.