Thuja Plicata Atrovirens

 

Thuja Plicata Atrovirens, Western Red Cedar. A tall conical evergreen Conifer with cinnamon-red coloured bark and aromatic dark glossy green coloured leaves. Thuja Atrovirens is suitable for hedging use and border plantings. Max Height 20m to 35m. Max Spread 6m to 9m.

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil, full sun Hardy. Keep moist in the first year.

 

General Conifers Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Conifer is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Conifer is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Conifer and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Conifer is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.