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Thuja occidentalis 'Bobazam'

MR. BOWLING BALL ARBORVITAE

Buy Mr. Bowling Ball Arborvitae online. A unique, compact, perfectly global arborvitae with dense, fine-textured, soft, sage-green foliage resembling a fine-textured juniper or false cypress. Requires little or no shearing. Mature size is 2-½ feet high and wide.

Noted as same plant as Linesville Globe Arborvitae see Great Alternative Plants

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Thuja is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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