Fluffy® Western Arborvitae Thuja plicata
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
You'll love what Fluffy Western arborvitae does for your landscape! This unique evergreen has soft, bold foliage that emerges yellow and gives the plant a halo-like effect in the landscape. Its cheerful color persists even in winter. It naturally grows with a pyramidal shape that adds structure and shape to the garden. Available in better garden centers in spring 2019.
Top reasons to grow Fluffy Arborvitae:
- A very unique effect in both color and texture.
- Easy care: keeps its pyramidal shape without pruning.
- Native to North America.Winter InterestNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:60 - 120 InchesSpacing:36 - 60 InchesSpread:36 - 60 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:Yellow and greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Thanks to its distinctive habit and colorful foliage, Fluffy makes a true statement in the landscape. Try it as a specimen, or pair them at a door or entrance for a dash of fun formality.Maintenance Notes:
Plant Western arborvitae in moist but well-drained soil. If you wish to prune it, do so in spring, after the new growth has begun to flush out.Fun Facts:
The foliage of Western arborvitae has a very distinctive braided look. While deer may certainly browse it, Western arborvitae (Thuja plicata) is generally considered to be more deer resistant than its counterpart, Eastern arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis).Fluffy® Thuja plicata 'SMNTPGF' USPP 30,762, Can PBRAF