Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant'
Brabant Arborvitae

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Part ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION

Brabant Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant'

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers

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!

BENEFITS
  • Great nesting site for birds
  • provides year-round cover for wildlife
  • Makes a terrific hedge or windbreak
  • Reported to be the most shade tolerant arborvitae
  • Easy to grow
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Swamps and thickets, upland and floodplain forests from Maine west to Minnesota and south to Tennessee and the Carolinas.

Interesting Facts

 

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.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

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.

 

Mature Size: 12-15ft. Tall x 3-4ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 3-7

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

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