Narrow Thin Man arborvitae growing in a grouping in the landscape

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THIN MAN™

Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis

'SMTOTM'

USPP 25,672

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Narrow Thin Man arborvitae growing in a grouping in the landscape
  • Space saving habit
  • Evergreen
  • Native to North America
Description
Thin Man™ arborvitae is a great choice for screens and hedges. Its narrow habit makes it easy to fit into landscapes, where it provides four season privacy. Fast growing and holds its color well through winter.
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; 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.