Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'

Holmstrup's Easter Arborvitae

Tough foundation plants, windbreaks, headges and screens, these cone-bearing evergreens thrive in wet soil and full sun. Use the dwarf types in rock gardens. Their flat needle-like leaves are fragrant. Protect from winter sun and cold winter winds in northern climates. Prone to snow and ice damage. Prune to control size and shape and to remove damaged or diseased branches. Do not prune beyond green growth, as you may leave a permanent hole in the foliage. Watch for spider mites in dry climates.
Thuja occidentalis, Holmstrup's Easter Arborvitae
Foliage keeps its bright green color, except in the coldest winters when it turns bronze. Slow growing, its densely branched pyramidal form reaches 10 to 12 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide.

Attributes - Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'

Plant Type: Shrub

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 10 ft. to 12 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance, Poisonous. Susceptible to Scales, Spider Mites.

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