The cultivated Thuya Occidentalis, frequently named cultivated white cedar tree, is perfect for hedging. It will form a intimacy wall when growing, as opposed to other popular cedar varieties that keep their pyramidal shape when growing, like Smaragd, Emerald and Fastigiata.
Cedar developed in a controlled zone.
- Fertilized every year for dark green dense foliage
- Trimmed every year to strengthen and thicken its foliage
- Weeds taken off to allow a better growth
- Mechanical potting, transportation in the pot
Growth speed: 10 to 12 inches a year
Mature Height: 40 to 60 feet (Can be cut to a desired height)
Time needed for an intimacy wall: Immediately after the installation
Diameter at installation: 30 inches
Installation: Can be installed at a distance of 30 inches from
each other, so that the leaves will touch, although it is recommended, for an immediate intimacy, to install then 24 inches apart.
Trimming: Once every year or every other year (easy to trim and shape)
Shape: Up to you (conical, square wall style, round)
Light: Will need a minimum of 2 hours of sunlight a day
Winter condition: Very resilient (the wood from the white cedar
tree is soft, it allows it to bend under the weight of the snow instead of breaking)
Lifespan: 700 to 800 years
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