Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' /Nigra Eastern Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra'  / Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra'
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Foliage and seed pods

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Specimen plnt in New York

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Scientific Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra'
Common Name: Nigra Eastern Arborvitae
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This arborvitae produces dense dark green foliage with an upright form. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil. This selection is particularly effective used to create a privacy hedge.