Thuja plicata atrovirens
Thuja plicata Atrovirens is a narrow, upright growing and densely branched evergreen conifer that forms an opaque garden border all year round. The glossy dark green foliage can make a good background for colourful borders and you can enjoy a play of colours all year round. This hedge plant remains somewhat more slender than most Thuja species.
What are Thuja atrovirens suitable for?
This variety of arborvitae is a classic hedge plant, it has all the characteristics desired for an opaque hedge. Dense branching, compact growth and easy to care for.
Tree of life Atrovirens in your garden
The scaly foliage is arranged like a roof tile and is very dark green and glossy even in winter. When the leaves are bruised, the foliage spreads a characteristic, pleasant fragrance. The fragrance also spreads when the hedge is pruned, a pleasant added benefit. The fast-growing hedge tree Atrovirens is very hardy and grows in almost all soils. The young bark is green at first and later turns reddish brown. By pruning once or twice a year, it retains its young and compact appearance. Do not prune down to the wood, because then this garden plant will not sprout again.
Buy Thuja plicata atrovirens
For 1 metre you need about 5 plants.
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use Thuja plicata atrovirens all year round.
|Botanical name:||Thuja plicata atrovirens|
|Colloquial name:||western red cedar atrovirens|
|Growth form:||upright bushy growth|
|Mature height:||8 - 10 meter|
|Growth:||10 -30 cm per year|
|Foliage:||dense shimmering foliage|
|Leaf color:||dark green|
Blossom / fruit
|Soil type:||all types of soil|
|Location:||full sun, semi shade|
|Flowering period:||all year round|
|Requirement:||4 – 5 plants per lineal meter|
|Use for:||hedge plant|
|Ships as:||as pot plant|