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Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant'

Also called Brabant Arborvitae


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More About Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant'

  • Upright, compact, rounded to pyramidal habit
  • Bright green foliage grows loosely in vertical sprays
  • An excellent plant for low screening
  • Low tolerance of dry or drought conditions

Interesting Notes:

This cultivar is one of the more shade tolerant cedars, ideal for partially shady locations. Deer find the soft, evergreen foliage very attractive for winter food and will rapidly strip a plant.

Zone:

3

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

125-150 cm
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Brabant Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips

Usually grown as a hedge, Brabant cedars can also be used in groupings for windscreens. This cultivar is a good solution for landscapes where space is an issue, as it has a lower, mature height and with its conical or pyramidal form, it is ideal for use as a smaller, vertical accent. This cedar typically forms a single leader which resists splitting, caused by a heavy snow or ice load. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.


Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Screening (privacy)
Hedge