Arborvitae: Emerald Green
Latin Name: Thuja occidentalis ‘Emerald Green’ (Smaragd)
Growth Habit: Densely branched, pyramidal evergreen shrub .
Foliage: emerald green all year.
Mature Height: 12-15 feet.
Mature Width: 3-4 feet.
Spacing: Wind or privacy screen 2-3 feet apart.
Growth Rate: Slow.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Conditions: Prefers deep well-drained soil; adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions.
Pruning/Trimming: Trimmed to a desired height, but not necessary. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape. Dead branches under the tree need to be removed.
Fertilizer: Suggest a well-balance fertilizer like a 10-10-10 or 13-13-13. Feed in early spring and fall.
Uses: Decorative accent and ideally for wind or privacy screen. Used in most commercial and residential landscaping. Moisture: Regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly.
Hardy Zones: 2-7 and in some parts of zone 8A. *Zone 8A growing locations you can contact your state local Ag center.