Plant Dark Green Arborvitae Evergreen Trees for beautiful privacy hedges.
The dark evergreen foliage is consistent within its pyramidal shape making this Dark Green Arborvitae or Nigra Arborvitae an appealing backdrop to to any garden or landscape.
Dark Green Arborvitae are beautiful pyramidal growing trees that makes excellent view blocking hedges. As with most arborvitae, the Thuja Occidentalis 'Nigra' is a slow grower. It's dark green foliage is consistent and, when planted as a hedge, makes an appealing backdrop to more colorful shrubs and perennials. Typical mature width of this Dark Green Arborvitae is approximately 8 to 10 feet with a mature height of in the 20 to 30 feet tall range. Many arborvitae are attractive to deer. If you have a deer problem in your area, be protective with this plant variety.
Pruning of the Dark Green Arborvitae should be limited to removing only damaged or broken branches. This evergreen tree produces a great conical shape and requires little attention.
Hollytone™ or other fertilizer blend for evergreen plants can be applied. Follow directions on the fertilizer product label. It is not recommended to fertilize a new transplant until it has been in the ground for at least one year.
Dark Green Arborvitae are the perfect addition for both new and established gardens and make excellent hedges or windbreaks when spaced approximately 5 to 6 feet apart.
Dark Green Arborvitae ship in:
- 4 Inch Pots
Plants shipping to CA, OR, WA, ID, UT, NV, MT and AZ addresses may be bare rooted for shipping.