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Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant'

#COPF

Also called Little Giant Arborvitae


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More About Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant' (COPF)

  • Dwarf cultivar with a dense, rounded to oval habit
  • Light, gray-green foliage grows densely in vertical sprays
  • Turns a pale green colour in the winter
  • Good as a foundation or group
  • Low tolerance of dry or drought conditions

Interesting Notes:

Deer find the soft, evergreen foliage very attractive for winter food and will rapidly strip plant.

Zone:

3

Height:

90-100 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm
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Little Giant Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips

A versatile evergreen can tolerate heavy pruning to create geometrical shapes in any formal, landscape setting. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.


Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant' (COPF) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Compact
Oval
Dwarf
Globe

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Border/edging
Topiary
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant'

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