Spring Grove® Western Arborvitae
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - moderate growth rateMature Height - 15-40' tallMature Width - 12-15' wideLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Not ornamentally significant, monoecious, borne singly at the branch tips.Fruit - Small (0.5" long) erect cones with thin, overlapping scales. Start green, mature to brown-tan.Leaf - Medium foliage texture, glossy dark green, evergreen, foliage to ground. Long-pointed scale-like new leaves, resing land on scales. Older leaves blunt, overlapping, with no gland.Fall Color - The foliage of this cultivar will stay dark green and glossy through the winter (other cultivars usually discolorBark - Reddish-brown stems, grayish on older bark. Furrowed in to relatively narrow, fibrous strips.Other Features - Possible Use - Use for screens-hedges, windbreaks, or specimen plant.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Hardy to zone 5 and warmer parts of zone 4. Easily transplanted. Prefers moist air with moist, deep loamy soils. Quite adaptable and tolerant once setablished. Tolerates partial shade, but appears best (more dense) in full sun.Native Habitat - Species native to west coast of North America.Diseases and Insects - This cultivar has good deer resistance.Strength - Weakness - Very harsh sites can occasionally cause foliar burn, heavy snow or ice can cause some damage.Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Arborvitae.- Other plants of the family Cupressaceae.- Other plants of the genus Thuja.- Other plants of the species Thuja plicata.