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Thuja (Arborvitae) Thuja occidentalis 'Congabe' (Fire Chief™ Globe Arborvitae)

A nearly perfectly globe-shaped shrub with fine, bright gold spring foliage and fantastic deep red fall color. This sport of the popular Rheingold has deeper color and is less prone to splitting. A slow growing, low maintenance evergreen perfect for massing in a landscape foundation or as a rock garden specimen.

  • Height: 4'
  • Spread: 4'
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Thuja (Arborvitae) Thuja occidentalis 'BailJohn' (Technito® Arborvitae)

Technito® has attractive dark green color that holds equally well through winter. This selection is quite dense, and a great improvement on other Arborvitae because it requires less shearing than others. Technito forms a compact pyramidal outline.

  • Height: 8-10'
  • Spread: 4-5'
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Thuja (Arborvitae) occidentalis 'Bobozam' (Mr. Bowling Ball Arborvitae)

Lacy, fine textured green foliage all year round.   It’s compact size makes it ideal for low hedges, borders or container planting.  Prefers well drained soil and has some tolerance to urban conditions.  Slow growing.  Requires no pruning.

  • Height: 24"-30"
  • Spread: 24"-30"
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Thuja (Arborvitae) standishil x. plicata (Green Giant Arborvitae)

Bred through the National Arboretum’s breeding program. Pyramidal shape. Tolerant of a wide variety of soils and hardy to Zone 5. Excellent as an evergreen screen, hedge or a single specimen. Virtually maintenance free, as well as pest and disease-resistant. Deer grazing does not appear to be a problem.

  • Height: 18'-20'
  • Spread: 6'-8'
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Thuja (Arborvitae) occidentalis 'Smaragd' (Emerald Green Arborvitae)

From Denmark. Glossy, emerald green foliage in flat sprays. Compact pyramidal form. Holds color well through winter. Easily grown, tolerating a wide range of soils. Periodic, deep watering is advisable during periods of hot, dry weather. Prune early in the spring before start of new growth. Good as a specimen or hedge.

  • Height: 10'-15'
  • Spread: 3'-4'
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Thuja (Arborvitae) occidentalis 'Nigra' (Dark Green Arborvitae)

Dense, dark green, heavy textured foliage. Holds it’s color throughout summer and winter. Broad based with an upright- pyramidal shape. Holds its shape with minimum trimming. One of the most adaptable and hardy of the upright evergreens.

  • Height: 25'-30'
  • Spread: 5'-7'
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Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils