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.
Well drained soil. High nitrogen low phosphate fertilizer.
Prune Thuja occidentalis - Smaragd Conifer in early spring before onset of new growth.
Great as a feature tree or used in hedges.