Emerald Arborvitae is one of those plants that at times can be overused in the landscape. However, it makes a great stately plant that is very easy to care for.
|Botanical Name||Thuja occidentalis ‘Emerald”|
|Common name||Emerald Arborvitae, Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd, Eastern Arborvitae, American Arborvitae, White Cedar|
|Size||40-60 feet high but typically 20-30.|
|Uses in the landscape||Great for hedges, specimen plants, and foundation plants.|
|Diseases||Bagworm, heartrot, leaf miner, spider mites. Deer tend to like browsing on them.|
|Propagation methods||Cuttings from current years wood.|
|Where you can purchase one||Amazon.com, local garden supply centers|