Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'


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 is compact, globe-shaped and is a very durable plant for the landscape.

  • Glossy, emerald green foliage
  • In winter turns blue-green
  • Low maintenance

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

Height: 12-20 in
Spread: 18-20 in
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
  • Border or Bed
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Winter Interest
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Rock Garden

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Blue


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water