Thuja occidentalis ''Hetz Midget''


Thuja occidentalis ''Hetz Midget'' - Arborvitae

Tips for Homeowners:

Trim out any damaged branches. Since they do not like extremely dry conditions, supplemental water may have to be provided.

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This slow-growing evergreen shrub with a very rounded shape is an adaptable and tough plant for the landscape.

  • Small, compact evergreen
  • Dense. globe shaped with rich green foliage
  • Tough and durable

Ideal for shrub or perennial borders and as a low hedge.

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 4-5 ft
Zone: 2-7
Color: Non-Flowering

Interesting Notes about Arborvitae:

Arborvitae is a versatile group of plants with evergreen, glossy foliage that thrive in most soils as long as they are well-drained. There are various forms from tall and upright to low and mounded with sizes that fit just about any purpose in the landscape. In harsh winter winds the foliage may show signs of winter burn, and they are susceptible to damage from snow load.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Great Foliage
  • Slow Growing
  • Low Maintenance
  • Specimen
  • Evergreen
  • Mass Planting
  • Edging
  • Winter Interest
  • Border or Bed

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun


  • Mounding

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water