North Pole Arborvitae

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Easy to Grow and Cold Hardy to Minus 30 Degrees!

A Proven Winners selection, Thuja North Pole is a unique Arborvitae with a narrow columnar shape. It is a slow grower with a mature height of 10 to 15 feet. It has thick foliage and It stays about 4 to 5 feet wide.

North Pole Arborvitae’s are very cold hardy, up to grow zone 3, and are low maintenance. They rarely need pruning and are not as susceptible to winter bronzing as other thuja’s. If you feel the need to prune, it is recommended to prune North Pole Arborvitae in the fall.

North Pole Thuja can provide a dramatic vertical presence almost anywhere in your yard. They are popular for corners of homes, flanking with side of a garage or driveway. They even look great in a more casual setting, such as containers. Spacing North Pole Arborvitae when planting for a privacy screen should be about 4 feet apart.  If you’re looking for a narrow evergreen for privacy and want something that grows a little faster, consider the Emerald Green Arborvitae.

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Botanical Name

Thuja occidentalis ‘Art Boe’

Mature Height 10 – 15 feet
Mature Spread 4 – 5 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Grow Zones 3 to 7

US Hardiness Grow Zone Map

USDA Hardiness Zone Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

How fast does the North Pole Arborvitae grow?

The North Pole Arborvitae is a moderate grower, it grows 12-18 inches a year.

How far apart should you plant North Pole Arborvitae?

The North Pole Arborvitae should be panted 5-7 feet apart. For a hedge 5 feet, 7 feet will allow sun to the entire tree.

Can you prune a North Pole Arborvitae?

You can, but carefully! Arborvitaes will not produce new growth on old bare branches. This means if you cut back to brown, bare branches it will stay that way. Only trim back one third of green foliage a season.

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