Fragrant deep green, fan-like foliage is tightly held on a mass of branches to form a dense, pyramidal evergreen that is perfect as a specimen or grouped to form a hedge. Tough and tolerant, it is easy to grow and offers great food and cover for loads of native birds and critters. Very hardy!
Great nesting site for birds
provides year-round cover for wildlife
Makes a terrific hedge or wind break
Reported to be the most shade tolerant arborvitae
Easy to grow
Swamps and thickets, upland and floodplain forests from Maine west to Minnesota and south to Tennessee and the Carolinas.
Provides high quality cover by mimicking the many layers of natural plant communities. This will support increased wildlife diversity. Tall trees teamed with medium shrubs and lower flowers, ferns and sedges will encourage your yard to teem with activity.
Prefers average, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of a wide range of soil but prefers moist, neutral to alkaline ones. Does not appreciate dry conditions.