Arborvitae/Cedar

An evergreen with scale-like leaves, Arborvitae are also known as cedars and are popular choices for hedges because of their tall, narrow growth habits. It's thick, dark green foliage retains it's colour all year round. 

 

For the most part, arborvitae prefer sunny areas, and moist well-drained soil. 

 

*Please note that the list is not current - it is a generalized list of our selection. Selection changes based on sales  and seasonal availability. If you're looking to request a specific variety, please call the store.*

 


 

Black Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1.5 m W x 5 m H 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Fast growing, pyramidal shaped evergreen with broad base. Dark green, dense foliage, the best for hedging. Water well, protect from wind during first winter. 

Degroot's Spire Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 60 cm W x 3 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Green foliage with refined texture, a narrower columnar form with slow growth rate. Water well first year. 

Emerald Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 1 m W x 4 m H 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Bright green foliage with the best winter colour. A columnar form with medium growth rate. Water well and protext new plantings in winter. 

Highlights Cedar

Requirements: Full to partial sun, moist soil.    
 
Size: 4 ft W x 8 ft H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Exceptional new variety with intense yellow-gold foliage. Holds it's bright colour year round. Tight, upright pyramidal form becomes conical with age. Excellent speciman or hedging shrub. 

Jantar Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil.    
 
Size: 1 m W x 4 m H 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Bright golden foliage with the best winter colour. A columnar form with a medium growth rate. Same form as Emerald Cedar, water well first year. 

North Pole Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1.25 m W x 4 m H 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Bright green foliage with the best winter colour. A columnar form with a medium growth rate. Water well and protect from winter wind in first year. 

Whipcord Cedar

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.      
 
Size: 1.25 m W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Globe-shape, pendulous mop-head effect evergreen. Green foliage turns bronze in fall. 

Yellow Ribbon Cedar

Requirements: Full sun, rich well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1 m W x 3 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Golden yellow foliage with narrow habit, useful as a colour accent or screen, water well and protect from winter winds in first year. 

Fire Chief Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to light shade, rich well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1 m W x 1 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Slow growing, globe shaped evergreen. Soft texture provides contrast in the garden. Bright tinge of red in fall and winter.

Golden Globe Cedar

Requirements: Full sun, rich, well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1.25 m W x 1.25 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Golden yellow foliage with dense rounded habit, useful as a colour accent or screen, water well and protect from winter winds in first year. 

Little Giant Cedar

Requirements: Full sun to light shade, rich well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 1 m W x 1 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Slow growing, globe shaped dwarf evergreen. Soft texture provides contrast in the garden.