Arborvitae – Hetz Midget – #3

Arborvitae – Hetz Midget – #3 Container


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The Arborvitae – Hetz Midget (Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget') is a charming evergreen shrub that adds ornamental value to garden details and rock gardens. Its botanical name is Thuja occidentalis Hetz Midget. This compact shrub has a slow growth rate and maintains a globe-shaped form. It is well-suited for landscaping in Zones 3 to 8.

Positioned in full sun to part shade, this evergreen thrives with regular watering. It prefers well-draining soil, contributing to its overall health and adaptability. Commonly known as Eastern White Cedar, it is a hardy and versatile shrub.

The Hetz Midget Arborvitae is valued for its compact size, reaching a height of approximately 24 inches and a width of 3 feet when mature. The globe-shaped form of this dwarf conifer makes it an excellent choice for garden details and rock gardens.

Its evergreen foliage consists of scale-like sprays that remain a rich forest green throughout the winter, providing year-round visual interest. Due to its slow growth, it is well-suited for small spaces or areas where a compact, ball-shaped evergreen is desired.

For optimal performance, the Hetz Midget Arborvitae thrives with adequate sunlight and benefits from protection against drying winds. Its adaptability and charming appearance make it a delightful addition to various garden settings.

Each plant comes in a #3 (3 gallon) growers pot. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.

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Plant Specs:

Botanical Name: Thuja Occidentalis Hetz Midget
Light: full sun – part shade
Watering: regular watering
Soil: well draining soil
Zone: 3 – 8

Plant Shape: globe
Plant Type: evergreen shrub
Mature Size: height (24″), width (3')
Blooming Season: n/a

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