SCIENTIFIC NAME: Thuja plicata 'Whipcord'
COMMON NAME: Dwarf Arborvitae
GARDEN SIZE: 4-5 ft. x 4-5 ft. in ten years
GROWTH RATE: Moderate (6 in. - 12 in. per year)
USDA ZONE: 5-7
EXPOSURE: Full Sun to Part Shade
WATER & SOIL: Average, well-drained soil; will need additional water in times of drought
HABIT (FORM): Multi-stemmed, Mounded Conifer with arching branches
FOLIAGE: Green, finely textured scale-like needles; Turns bronze in winter
CARE: Fertilize once in the spring after the last freeze, and again in the fall at least a month before the first freeze with a mild evergreen fertilizer such as Holly-tone.