Sherwood Frost Eastern Arborvitae
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - slow growingMature Height - 10'Mature Width - 6'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious, terminal, solitaryFruit - cones oblong, 0.33-0.5" long, light brown, scales 8-10, usually 4 of which are fertile.Leaf - Variegated plant, the branch tips are creamy-whiteFall Color - Bark - Grayish brown to reddish brown, 0.25-0.33" thick, fibrous, forming a close netwoork of connecting ridges and shallow furrows.Other Features - Useful as a specimin or accent planting. Also good for hedges and shelter-belts.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Requires a deep, well-drained soil (thrives in marshy loam), tolerates limestone soils. Light shade to protect the variegated foliage from burn. Susceptable to strong wind, snow, and Ice. Will take considerable heat and drought once established.Native Habitat - Species native to eastern North AmericaDiseases and Insects - Subject to bagworm, heart rot, leaf iner, spider mites, and deer browsing.Strength - Weakness -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 occidentalis.