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Thuja plicata 'Fastigiata'

Arborvitae - Western Pyramidal

The Western Arborvitae is the answer to your deer problems! This fast growing selection of Western Arborvitae shows excellent resistance to deer browsing. Dark green, glossy color with pretty yellow tips. The tight pyramidal habit works nicely in landscape designs, and its hardiness and deer resistance makes it a good choice for many suburban locations, especially for creating fast-growing privacy screens. Exhibits good drought tolerance once established.

Key Plant Details

zones

Planting Zones:

5, 6, 7

soiltype

Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

moisture

Moisture:

Average

Plant Characteristics

mature_size

Mature Size:

10-20 feet in height, 40-60 feet in height

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Annual Growth Rate:

Moderate

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Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

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Shop By Use:

Privacy Screen, Windbreak Selection, Winter Interest

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

A healthy layer of bark mulch will help retain soil moisture. It should not be planted near roads or driveways where salt is used.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Pruning or shearing not required (unless they are being used as a hedge).

Care Tips - Soil:

Alkaline, average to moist, well-drained

Care Tips - Uses:

Windbreak, barrier, Privacy screening and can be a hedge when plants are pruned at younger age

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

5-7