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Arborvitae, or Thuja, as they are sometimes referred to, have become extremely popular for a wide number of uses in today's landscapes. Arborvitae is now available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and even several color variations are now easily acquired. We currently grow & offer more than 34 wonderful Arborvitae cultivars from the following species:

--Thuja occidentalis ( Eastern Arborvitae, American Arborvitae, or White Cedar )

--Thuja koraiensis ( Korean Arborvitae )
--Thuja orientalis ( Oriental Arborvitae )
--Thuja plicata ( Giant Arborvitae, Western Arborvitae )
--Thuja plicata x standishii ( Green Giant Hybrid Arborvitae )
--Thujopsis dolobrata

In general, Thujas are very hardy, undemanding plants that require virtually no pruning / trimming to maintain their natural shape. Arborvitaes can adapt to a wide variety of soil conditions, and most are very cold hardy. From the massive Green Giant Arborvitae to the diminutive Little Teddy, there is sure to be just the right Arborvitae for just about any landscape project.


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Berckmans Gold Arborvitae Berckmans Gold Arborvitae Blue Cone Arborvitae

POPULAR VARIETY


A semi-dwarf arborvitae with light greenish-yellow, fernlike vertical sprays which are all tipped in yellow-gold. Semi globose to oval growth habit with very profuse cone production. Very little bronzing in the winter makes this arb a very good choice for a medium to large size hedge or border plant.





SLIGHTLY LARGER SIZE


A semi-dwarf arborvitae with light greenish-yellow, fernlike vertical sprays which are all tipped in yellow-gold. Semi globose to oval growth habit with very profuse cone production. Very little bronzing in the winter makes this arb a very good choice for a medium to large size hedge or border plant.



GOOD HARDY VARIETY


This is an uncommon arborvitae, yet a wonderful addition to your landscape. Bright green foliage in vertical sprays with little, if any, bronzing in the winter. Distinguishing feature is the bright glaucous blue cones which are a great contrast against the green foliage. Grows in an upright oval, almost egg-shaped habit.



Blue Cone Arborvitae Danica Globe Arborvitae/Thuja Daniellow Golden Spire Arborvitae Thuja

HANDLES HEAT & HUMIDITY WELL


This is an uncommon arborvitae, yet a wonderful addition to your landscape. Bright green foliage in vertical sprays with little, if any, bronzing in the winter. Distinguishing feature is the bright glaucous blue cones which are a great contrast against the green foliage. Grows in an upright oval, almost egg-shaped habit.





NICE DWARF SIZE - GOOD GLOBE SHAPE

A nice, compact globe shaped arborvitae with a nice, neat, round globe shape. Requires no trimming / pruning to maintain shape. Foliage is quite dense, and a glossy emerald green in color. Perfect choice for accents, borders, or foreground plantings in colder climates ( zones 4 thru 6 especially )



BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN YELLOW COLOR - GREAT VARIETY

Daniellow / Golden Spire Arborvitae is a thuja variety with bright golden yellow foliage and a tall pyramidal to slightly columnar growth habit, making it an excellent landscape ornamental choice for screens, borders, hedging, and accent plantings.







Degroots Spire Aborvitae/Thuja Degroots Spire Arborvitae/Thuja Elegantissima Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja

GREAT COLUMNAR FORM

Degroot's Spire is a very nice columnar form of Arborvitae with good, dark green foliage. It has rather short branches which are spirally arranged - foliage is unique when compared to most thuja varieties.





SLIGHTLY TALLER SIZE

Degroot's Spire is a very nice columnar form of Arborvitae with good, dark green foliage. It has rather short branches which are spirally arranged - foliage is unique when compared to most thuja varieties.




UNCOMMON VARIETY - GOOD CHOICE
Narrow pyramidal form with dark green foliage that is tipped yellow which turns bronze during the winter. A fairly uncommon, seldom seen variety......yet one of the hardiest, most beautiful of them all.


Elegantissima Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja Emerald Green Arborvitae Thuja Emerald Green Arborvitae/Thuja

DISPLAYS GOLD TIPPED FOLIAGE AT VARIOUS TIMES OF YEAR


Narrow pyramidal form with dark green foliage that is tipped yellow which turns bronze during the winter. A fairly uncommon, seldom seen variety......yet one of the hardiest, most beautiful of them all.





EXTREMELY POPULAR CHOICE FOR SCREENS


Emerald Green Arborvitae is a pyramidal arborvitae reaching 10-15 ft, with a spread of 3-4 ft. Bright, lustrous, deep green foliage with little or no discoloring in winter. Compact, dense growth. By far one of the most widely used Arborvitae cultivars in existence.





GREAT GREEN COLOR

Emerald Green Arborvitae is a pyramidal arborvitae reaching 10-15 ft, with a spread of 3-4 ft. Bright, lustrous, deep green foliage with little or no discoloring in winter. Compact, dense growth.




George Peabody Arborvitae/Thuja George Peabody Arborvitae/Thuja Glauca Prostrata Arborvitae/Thuja

EASY TO GROW


George Peabody has a broad, pyramidal growth habit with bright golden yellow foliage sprays that are a light yellowish green on their undersides. Holds color better than most yellow varieties, with minimal bronzing through the winter.





NICE SIZED STURDY TREES - GOOD GOLDEN COLOR


George Peabody has a broad, pyramidal growth habit with bright golden yellow foliage sprays that are a light yellowish green on their undersides. Holds color better than most yellow varieties, with minimal bronzing through the winter.





FEW NURSERIES OFFER THIS PLANT

Glauca Prostrata is a very hard to find variety of Korean Arborvitae. Has nice silvery blue foliage, and a spreading, somewhat globose growth habit.




Golden Globe Arborvitae/Thuja Golden Globe Arborvitae/Thuja Golden Tuffet Arborvitae / Thuja

EXTREMELY VERSATILE ARBORVITAE


Golden Globe Arborvitae ( Thuja ) has a very nice, round, globe shape that doesn't get out of control. The foliage is very dense, and a beautiful golden yellow color on the outside of the plant - nice bright green in the interior section.





VERY NICE ROUND SHAPE


Golden Globe Arborvitae ( Thuja ) has a very nice, round, globe shape that doesn't get out of control. The foliage is very dense, and a beautiful golden yellow color on the outside of the plant - nice bright green in the interior section.





EXCELLENT DWARF ARBORVITAE VARIETY - GOOD ACCENT PLANT


Nice lower growing Thuja variety with very unique golden yellow foliage, and an equally unique growth habit & shape. Short & squatty......grows wider than taller. Easy to grow - virtually maintenance free!!




Green Giant Arborvitae /Thuja Green Giant Arborvitae /Thuja Green Splendor Arborvitae/Thuja

ONE OF OUR TOP SELLERS EVERY YEAR

Green Giant Arborvitae ( Thuja ) is a very vigorous growing arborvitae - fastest growing of all the arbs. Nice pyramidal shape with dense, rich green foliage that has a graceful fernlike texture. Great for privacy screens and borders.






VERY POPULAR - FAST GROWING !!


Green Giant Arborvitae ( Thuja ) is a very vigorous growing arborvitae - fastest growing of all the arbs. Nice pyramidal shape with dense, rich green foliage that has a graceful fernlike texture. Great for privacy screens and borders.





FAST GROWING - GOOD PRIVACY SCREEN CHOICE

Green Splendor Arborvitae has nice dark green foliage year round with fast growth. Pyramidal habit and makes a great privacy screen or border. Is a great alternative to Green Giant Arborvitae. This variety is one of our absolute favorites here at the nursery


Green Splendor Arborvitae/Thuja Hetzi Midget Arborvitae/Thuja Hetzi Midget Arborvitae/Thuja

BECOMING VERY POPULAR
- FAST GROWER

Green Splendor Arborvitae has nice dark green foliage year round with fast growth. Pyramidal habit and makes a great privacy screen or border. Is a great alternative to Green Giant Arborvitae.





EXCELLENT COMPACT DWARF VARIETY


Hetzi Midget Arborvitae is a cute little arborvitae is perfect for locations that are limited on space. Has nice dark green foliage with a neat, dense , compact growth habit. Fairly slow growing - but low maintenance choice for accent plantings, or foreground plantings in front of other taller varieties.




 
VERY SLOW COMPACT GROWTH HABIT

  Hetzi Midget Arborvitae is a cute little arborvitae is perfect for spaces that are limited on space. Has nice dark green foliage with a neat, dense , compact growth habit.




Holmstrup Arborvitae / Thuja Linesville Arborvitae Thuja Linesville Arborvitae Thuja

VERY FORMAL PYRAMIDAL GROWTH HABIT


Holmstrup Arborvitae is a mid sized pyramidal shaped thuja with excellent dark green foliage. Has slower growth than the much larger varieties, but makes a great choice for privacy screens, and borders where a lower mature height is needed.





VERY INTERESTING TEXTURE & LOOK


Linesville Globe Arborvitae is a wonderful dwarf globe arborvitae with a soft sage green texture to its foliage. Low maintenance, and easy to grow. Very cold hardy, and will adapt to many different soil & climate conditions.





LARGER SIZE - OCCASIONALLY AVAILABLE


Linesville Globe Arborvitae is a wonderful dwarf globe arborvitae with a soft sage green texture to its foliage. Low maintenance, and easy to grow. Very cold hardy, and will adapt to many different soil & climate conditions.





Little Teddy Globe Arborvitae/Thuja Nana Oriental Arborvitae / Thuja Nigra Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja

NICE NEAT SHAPE - VERY SOFT


Little Teddy Arborvitae is a wonderful small, globe shaped dwarf evergreen. Its feathery foliage is fine in texture making this plant almost huggable. An especially good choice for colder climates.



GREAT SEMI DWARF ARBORVITAE SELECTION

This arborvitae takes on a somewhat pyramidal shape as it matures, and makes a nice formal planting. Has very dense, bluish green foliage whose tips turn a plum purple in the winter months. Wonderful medium sized Arborvitae for a variety of uses - VERY HARDY!!







GOOD COLD HARDY SCREEN CHOICE


Nigra Pyramidal Arborvitae is a very hardy arborvitae with dark green foliage that retains its color through the winter. Good growth rate, and excellent cold hardiness make it an excellent choice for screens, windbreaks, and borders in more northern & northeastern locations.




Nigra Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja Rheingold Globe Arborvitae/Thuja Rheingold Globe Arborvitae ( Thuja )

GOOD COLD HARDY SCREEN CHOICE


  Nigra Pyramidal Arborvitae is a very hardy arborvitae with dark green foliage that retains its color through the winter. Good Growth rate and excellent cold hardiness make it a perfect choice for screens, windbreaks, and border plantings in cooler climate locations.







ONE OF OUR FAVORITES - BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT FOLIAGE COLOR


Rheingold Globe Arborvitae is a small, globe shaped evergreen. It's very showy, rich deep golden foliage turns coppery to brownish yellow in the winter. Very feathery texture and excellent hardiness make this variety a great low maintenance for most any landscape.





NICE COLOR WITH GOOD GROWTH RATE - ONE OF OUR FAVORITES !!!


Rheingold Globe Arborvitae is a small, globe shaped evergreen. It's very showy, rich deep golden foliage turns coppery to brownish yellow in the winter.






Roger's Aurea Sport Arborvitae/Thuja Roger's Aurea Sport Arborvitae/Thuja Sherwood Frost Arborvitae/Thuja

NICE MEDIUM SIZED VARIETY - UNUSUAL


   Roger's Aurea Sport is a golden yellow foliaged dwarf arborvitae selection with an oval to globose growth habit. A very hard to find Thuja plicata ( Western Red Cedar ) variety that is quite hardy.





VERY NICE FULL PLANTS - GOOD COLOR


   Roger's Aurea Sport is a golden yellow foliaged dwarf arborvitae selection with an oval to globose growth habit. A very hard to find Thuja plicata ( Western Red Cedar ) variety that is quite hardy. Good medium sized plant that requires no maintenance at all.





VERY NICE MEDIUM SIZED ARBORVITAE


   Foliage pattern is very similar to Emerald Green Arb., with the color being a lighter green. The foliage tips are brushed a creamy-white color making this plant look almost variegated.






Sherwood Frost Arborvitae/Thuja Sunshine Arborvitae Thuja Techny Arborvitae/Thuja

VERY NICE MEDIUM SIZED ARBORVITAE WITH SEASONAL COLOR


Foliage pattern is very similar to Emerald Green Arborvitae, with the color being a lighter green. The foliage tips are brushed a creamy-white color making this plant look almost variegated.





VERY BRIGHTLY COLORED THUJA VARIETY WITH GOOD PYRAMIDAL GROWTH HABIT


Sunshine Arborvitae is a beautiful variety of Thuja plicata, or Western Red Cedar, with a broad pyramidal growth habit and very fine textured, dense, light yellow foliage. It is a great evergreen choice for a colorful accent, or excellent group planting.







GOOD ALTERNATIVE TO EMERALD GREEN

Techny Arborvitae/Thuja is a pyramidal evergreen arborvitae with outstanding dense green foliage. Good color retention, and excellent cold hardiness. Great choice for screens and hedge plantings.


Techny Arborvitae/Thuja Threadleaf Arborvitae/Thuja Threadleaf Arborvitae/Thuja

LARGER SIZE - AVAILABLE ONCE OR TWICE PER YEAR

Techny Arborvitae/Thuja is a pyramidal evergreen arborvitae with outstanding dense green foliage. Good color retention, and excellent cold hardiness. Great choice for screens and hedge plantings. Year after year one of the top selling arborvitae we offer - very versatile, and responds very well to trimming.



VERY UNUSUAL & HARD TO FIND

   Threadleaf Arborvitae has foliage that grows in whiplike strands in a mounding, pendulous fashion. Very unusual, and attractive plant.





UNUSUAL VARIETY - EASY TO GROW


Threadleaf Arborvitae has foliage that grows in whiplike strands in a mounding, pendulous fashion. Very unusual, and attractive plant. Makes a wonderful accent plant - sure to catch your eye due to the very unusual looking foliage.




Tom Thumb Arborvitae/Thuja Tom Thumb Arborvitae/Thuja Van Hoey Smith Arborvitae Thuja

GOOD HARDY LITTLE ARBORVITAE

Tom Thumb Arborvitae is a great small to medium sized globe shaped thuja with good vigor, and excellent green color year round. Excellent accent plant. Holds green color through winter better than any other globe Arborvitae we have ever grown. Holds up to the high humidity of the southeastern US - VERY HARDY!!






GOOD SIZED PLANTS - HARDY VARIETY

Tom Thumb Arborvitae is a great small to medium sized globe shaped thuja with good vigor, and excellent green color year round. Excellent accent plant. Holds green color year round - handles high humidity of the Southeastern US better than most other Thuja varieties.








EXTREMELY HARD TO FIND VARIETY - NOT ALWAYS AVAILABLE


  Van Hoey Smith Arborvitae has nice, neat, vertical sprays of foliage that are bright gold flecked with green, and a touch of silver/white. As close as we have ever seen to a tri-colored Arborvitae.




Van Hoey Smith Arborvitae Thuja Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae

ONLY OCCASIONALLY AVAILABLE

  Van Hoey Smith Arborvitae has nice neat vertical sprays of foliage that are bright gold flecked with green, and a touch of silver/white. As close as we have ever seen to a tri-colored Arborvitae.





NICE VARIEGATED LOOK - GREAT MIDSIZED TREE

An absolutely gorgeous arborvitae that has nice dark green foliage that is speckled with bright, pure white variegation. Very pyramidal in growth, and hold its green color well in the winter.





BEAUTIFUL TREES - NOT ALWAYS AVAILABLE IN THIS LARGER SIZE

An absolutely gorgeous arborvitae that has nice dark green foliage that is speckled with bright, pure white variegation. Very pyramidal in growth, and hold its green color well in the winter. Good sized, sturdy trees - a great deal!!




Woodwardii Globe Arborvitae Woodwardi Globe Arborvitae Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae

EXTREMELY HARDY CHOICE

Woodwardi Arborvitae is a smaller globe shaped evergreen arborvitae with very showy, rich deep green foliage which holds its color very well through the winter.





VERY NICE BIG STURDY PLANTS

Smaller globe shaped evergreen arborvitae with very showy, rich deep green foliage which hold its color very well through the winter. An excellent, low maintenance evergreen producing a 4ft x 4ft beautiful green ball when mature.





ONE OF OUR FAVORITE ARBORVITAE !!

Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae has foliage that is a true 50/50 mix of dark emerald green and super bright golden yellow - green on the inner half, and golden on the outer half. When grown, this arborvitae is hard to beat as far as striking beauty goes.




Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae Zebrina Arborvitae /  Thuja plicata Zebrina Arborvitae /  Thuja plicata

STRONG STURDY TREES !!

  Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae has foliage that is a true 50/50 mix of dark emerald green and super bright golden yellow - green on the inner half, and golden on the outer half. When grown, this arborvitae is hard to beat as far as striking beauty goes.





TRULY UNIQUE FOLIAGE COLOR & PATTERN - FAST GROWER

Zebrina Arborvitae has a broad pyramidal growth habit with dark green foliage that is striped, or banded, with a golden yellow color. Color is generally displayed only at certain times of year, depending on temps & conditions - usually best in spring & mid fall. Fast growing tree that makes a good privacy screen choice, as well as a good choice for a group or specimen planting.





GOOD GROWTH RATE - VERY NICE SIZED TREES!!

Zebrina Arborvitae has a broad pyramidal growth habit with dark green foliage that is striped, or banded, with a golden yellow color. Color is generally displayed only at certain times of year, depending on temps & conditions - usually best in spring & mid fall. Fast growing tree that makes a good privacy screen choice, as well as a good choice for a group or specimen planting.






Thujopsis Dolobrata 'Nana' Variegated Thujopsis dolobrata Thujopsis Dolobrata 'Hondai'

THUJOPSIS VARIETY SELDOM SEEN IN THE U.S. - GREAT FOR LANDSCAPE USES

Thujopsis dolobrata 'Nana' is a really cool dwarf version of the full sized Thujopsis. Has the same unique, interesting foliage....and the same color characteristic of larger Thujopsis. But in a smaller package!! Very versatile - can be used in a fairly wide variety of landscape applications, such as foregrounds, foundations, accents, or even the lining of sidewalks & paths.





VERY UNCOMMON VARIETY

Variegated Thujopsis dolobrata has rather thick, widely branched foliage which somewhat resembles elkhorns when larger. Truly a very unusual look. Has nice dark green foliage with bright, pure white splotches - a great contrast.





REALLY NICE EVERGREEN - NICE STURDY SPECIES

Thujopsis dolobrata is a beautiful evergreen tree with foliage that very much resembles elk horns. Has a very broad, semi pyramidal shape which makes it a good choice for use in privacy screens / borders Excellent green color year round, and is very hardy & easy to grow.


Thujopsis Dolobrata 'Hondai'

HUGE STURDY PLANTS - VERY NICE !!!

Thujopsis dolobrata is a beautiful evergreen tree with foliage that very much resembles elk horns. Excellent green color year round, and is very hardy & easy to grow.



   
 
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