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White Cedar 'Smaragd'

Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

Photo: White Cedar 'Smaragd'

General description

Thuja occidentalis - Smaragd  Conifer is one of the most popular conifers available. Forms a beautiful cone-shaped shrub, ideal as a feature, along fences or in pots

Height: 2 metres in the first 10 years.

Width: 1.5 metres

Groth rate: Moderate

Form: Thuja occidentalis - Smaragd  Conifer is cone-shaped.

Foliage: Glossy bright green, scale-like foliage in flat sprays. density loosens up in too much shade.

Tolerences: Thuja occidentalis - Smaragd  Conifer prefer well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates wide range of soils. Likes humid weather with regular rains. In hot and dry weather, periodic, deep waterings are advisable, especially when shrubs are grown as foundation plants. Appreciates a good root zone mulch. 

Plant requirements

Well drained soil.  High nitrogen low phosphate fertilizer.

Maintenance

Prune Thuja occidentalis - Smaragd  Conifer in early spring before onset of new growth.

Practical use

Great as a feature tree or used in hedges.

Properties

Height
1 - 600 cm
Color
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Soil type
Clay
Loam
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy