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Thuja occidentalis 'SMTOTM'

Arborvitae - Full Speed A Hedge® Thin Man®

Full Speed A Hedge®Thin Man®arborvitae is the super-skinny, fast-growing arborvitae! It's the perfect choice for screens and privacy hedges where ground space is at a premium. Despite its extremely narrow, columnar habit, it still has a fast growth rate so you can get the privacy you need quickly. Holds its winter color very well.

Key Plant Details

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Planting Zones:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

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Moisture:

Wet

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

3-5 foot spread , 12-15 feet in height

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Annual Growth Rate:

Fast

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Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

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Shop By Use:

Privacy Screen, Winter Interest

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Tolerates heat and drought once established. Keep watered after pruning to minimize browning; this is also an effective strategy to minimize winter damage to foliage in cold areas.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Care Tips - Soil:

Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Care Tips - Uses:

Hedges; screening; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

3-7