Size at Maturity
Height: 20 feet
Spread: 7 feet
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Other Names: Thuja occ. Nigra
A popular upright columnar evergreen for general home landscape use featuring dense dark green foliage; will grow quite tall, makes an excellent vertical accent, hardy and adaptable, takes pruning well; best with some sun, protect from drying winds
Dark Green Arborvitae has dark green foliage. The scale-like leaves remain dark green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Dark Green Arborvitae is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance tree. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Dark Green Arborvitae is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Vertical Accent