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Thuja plicata 'Grovepli'

SPRING GROVE® WESTERN ARBORVITAE

Breeder
Buy Spring Grove® Western Arborvitae online. Arborvitae, A fast growing, cold tested arborvitae selected at the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum in Cincinnati, OH. Spring Grove® is a superior selection with rich green foliage that has maintained excellent winter color and a tight pyramidal habit. This clone has experienced -25 degree temperatures without missing a beat! It has shown excellent resistance to deer browsing.

Height:

18-24 Feet

Spread:

8-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
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
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Border Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Mass Planting
 

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

The tight pyramidal habit works nicely in many landscape designs, and its hardiness and deer resistance makes it a good choice for many suburban locations, especially for creating fast-growing privacy screens. FIRST CHOICE AWARD '99.