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Thuja occ.smaragd

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Thuja Occidentalis 'Smaragd' is an evergreen conifer making a slow-growing conical shrub with erect sprays of bright green foliage. Ideal as a specimen plant in your garden or as an evergreen hedge.

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Thuja occ.smaragd

Price 24.95

Short description

Thuja Occidentalis 'Smaragd' is an evergreen conifer making a slow-growing conical shrub with erect sprays of bright green foliage. Ideal as a specimen plant in your garden or as an evergreen hedge.

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  • Dispatched within 1-4 working days
Thuja occ.smaragd
Thuja occ.smaragd
Price 24.95

Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' - An Elegant Emerald Green Arborvitae for Your Garden

Key Features of Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

  • Compact and Columnar Growth: 'Smaragd' is celebrated for its narrow and upright growth habit, which lends a touch of elegance to any garden. It forms a dense, conical shape that remains tidy and well-behaved.

  • Emerald Green Foliage: The shrub's emerald green foliage is soft and feathery, creating a lush and inviting appearance. This vibrant color remains striking year-round, making it an excellent choice for providing greenery during the winter months.

  • Low Maintenance: 'Smaragd' arborvitae is renowned for its low maintenance requirements. It generally requires minimal pruning and is highly resistant to common pests and diseases.

  • Privacy and Screening: Due to its dense growth and height, 'Smaragd' is often used to create privacy screens, hedges, or windbreaks, providing both visual separation and a tranquil garden backdrop.

Care Tips for Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

Caring for 'Smaragd' arborvitae is straightforward, allowing you to enjoy its beauty with minimal effort. Here are essential care guidelines:

  • Sunlight: Plant 'Smaragd' in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. While it can tolerate some shade, full sun typically promotes optimal growth and the best color.

  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture, ensuring it doesn't become overly dry or waterlogged. Regular watering, especially during dry spells, is essential for the health of your 'Smaragd' arborvitae.

  • Pruning: Prune 'Smaragd' as needed to maintain its compact, columnar shape and remove any dead or overgrown branches. Light pruning after the flowering period can help maintain its elegant form.

  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to provide essential nutrients for healthy growth and vibrant foliage.

  • Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth.

Landscaping Ideas with Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

'Smaragd' arborvitae offers a range of landscaping possibilities, allowing you to enhance your garden with its elegant appearance and versatility:

  • Privacy Screen: Plant 'Smaragd' in a row to create a living privacy screen that shields your garden from prying eyes or unwanted winds, providing a sense of seclusion.

  • Hedges: Use 'Smaragd' to create formal or informal hedges that add structure and definition to your garden while maintaining a sleek appearance.

  • Accent Plant: Place a single 'Smaragd' arborvitae as a focal point in your garden, where its columnar form can draw attention and add a touch of sophistication.

  • Windbreaks: Utilize 'Smaragd' as a windbreak along property lines or in open areas to protect your garden from strong winds, preserving the well-being of your plants.

  • Container Gardening: 'Smaragd' arborvitae can thrive in large containers or pots, making it an excellent choice for patio, balcony, or courtyard arrangements.

In summary, Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' is an elegant and low-maintenance arborvitae known for its emerald green foliage and upright growth habit. Its versatility makes it a valuable addition to gardens of all sizes and styles. Whether you're looking to create a privacy screen, formal hedges, or simply add a touch of sophistication to your outdoor space, 'Smaragd' can effortlessly enhance the aesthetics of your garden. Explore the endless possibilities with this attractive arborvitae and enjoy its year-round beauty and ease of care.

  • Latin name
    Thuja occ.smaragd
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