Thuja occidentalis 'Wansdyke Silver'
Also called Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae
More About Thuja occidentalis 'Wansdyke Silver'
- Upright evergreen conifer, with a rounded to pyramidal habit
- Loose, green foliage is splashed with a creamy-silver variegation
- Use in small groupings or foundation plantings
- Low tolerance of dry or drought conditions
Deer find the soft, evergreen foliage very attractive for winter food and will rapidly strip a plant.
Wansdyke Silver Cedar Growing and Maintenance Tips
It benefits from a light pruning to achieve a more compact form. It is suited to small, group plantings for foundation areas or contained within the landscape bed. Damage or stem breakage may occur in the winter from ice and snow accumulation. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.
Thuja occidentalis 'Wansdyke Silver' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Landscape usesFoundation planting