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Tater Tot® Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
24" 24"
Height
12 - 24"
Spread
12 - 24"

This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 7

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

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  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
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    Features

    Irresistibly cute - and useful!

    Tater Tot® arborvitae is the perfect plant accessory for your landscape - its neat, rounded shape is ideal for sprucing up any space in your yard! It naturally grows as a tidy little globe of fragrant, fan-like evergreen foliage. It's quite tolerant of shade, too, so you can plant it just about anywhere and enjoy year-round beauty from this easy care native shrub. Available in better garden centers in spring 2019.

    Top reasons to grow Tater Tot® arborvitae:

    - Naturally grows in an appealing globe shape.

    - A good choice even in shaded locations.

    - Very easy to grow and care for. 

    Winter Interest
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Evergreen
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Lawn Substitute
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    With its neat, rounded habit and evergreen foliage, Tater Tot arborvitae can fill just about any landscape role. It's perfect for adding a touch of formality to landscapes that could benefit from a bit of structure.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Arborvitae likes well-drained but moist soil, and benefits from a 2-3" layer of mulch. It needs little to no pruning, but if you wish to prune, do so in spring, after the new growth has begun to flush out. Avoid cutting into any thick or old stems.

    Tater Tot® Thuja occidentalis 'SMNTOBAB' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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