Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' - Emerald Green Arborvitae

As you can see from the picture, the name "Emerald Green" is befitting this Arborvitae selection.. Much like 'Pyramidalis', the 'Smaragd' has a narrow, pyramidal habit. But the Smaragd also has a bit more of a pointed tip to it, and tends to stay smaller in height and breadth than 'Pyramidalis'. This would be a good selection for a landscape that could benefit from the color and texture of an Arborvitae but does not have the room for a large plant footprint. The narrow, vertical habit would also work well when a formal entryway is desired, with Smaragd's on either side of the entry.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 2-7


Height: 15-20'

Spread: 3-6'

Growth Rate: Slow-Average

Soil: Loam, clay

Bloom Time: Spring

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Smaragd/Emerald Arborvitae
Smaragd/Evergreen Arborvitae Foliage

Plants Related to Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'   -  Emerald Green Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' - Dark Green Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Pyramidalis' - Pyramidal Arborvitae

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The information for this plant has been provided by Jeff Pozniak, of the Ground Trades Xchange.