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Thuja occidentalis 'SMNTOBAB'

Arborvitae - Tater Tot®

Irresistible dwarf evergreen. Tater Tot™ arborvitae is a delightful dwarf globe thuja, a bit taller than it is wide, with swirling fans of deep green foliage. Hardy and salt tolerant, it maintains good color all year round. Outstanding in containers, mixed borders, foundation plantings, rock gardens or as a specimen.

Key Plant Details

zones

Planting Zones:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7

soiltype

Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

site

Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

moisture

Moisture:

Wet

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

1-2 feet in height, 1-2 foot spread

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Annual Growth Rate:

Moderate

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Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

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