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Emerald Beauty Arborvitae

Botanical Name: Thuja Occidentalis ‘Smarged’
Hardiness Zones: 3-8
Mature Height: 15'
Growth Rate: Medium
Seed Source: Michigan

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Plastic Gallon

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AEBPL1Y032 Y3 – 6″

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AEBPL1Y062 Y6 – 9″

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AEBPL1Y092 Y9 – 12″

6.325.835.495.215.094.87
AEBPL2Y122 Y12 – 15″

6.776.245.875.575.445.21
AEBPL2Y152 Y15 – 18″

6.876.335.965.665.535.29
AEBPL2Y182 Y18 – 24″

6.976.426.055.745.615.37
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Plantable Peat Gallon

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AEBPG1Y092 Y9 – 12″

6.505.995.655.365.235.01
AEBPG2Y122 Y12 – 15″

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AEBPG2Y152 Y15 – 18″

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AEBPG2Y182 Y18 – 24″

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Notes
Emerald Beauty Arborvitae are typically a slower grower than other Arborvitaes. However, it does not lose its color during the winter as many other Arborvitae varieties do.

Uses
Emerald Beauty Arborvitaes are often used for landscaping, hedging, privacy screens, topiary, containers, and in urban gardens.

Wildlife Value
This tree offers nesting areas and cover for several birds and small animals. Its flower buds, seeds, and foliage act as a great food source for many woodland animals as well.

History & Lore
The common name ‘Arborvitae’ is a latin form of the French, ‘l'arbre de vie’. This translates to ‘tree of life’, named by Swedish botanist Linnaeus. Its specific name, ‘Occidentalis’, translates to ‘West’. This was the direction from Sweden where this tree was first discovered.

Hardiness Zones
3-8

Tree Type
Conifer

Tree Subtype
Arborvitae

Mature Height
15'

Mature Spread
4'

Growth Rate
Medium

Seed Source
Michigan

Sun Preference
Full sun, part shade

Soil PH Range
6.5-8.0

Soil Preference
Sandy, loam, well drained

Tolerant
Drought

Intolerant
Far west locations, and deep southern climates

Diseases
Minimal tip blight

Pests
Bagworms, scale, leafminers, spidermites

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Least Care