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Image courtesy of Spring Grove Nursery

Image courtesy of Spring Grove Nursery


Thuja plicata 'Grovpli'

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:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • 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 very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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.