Watering New plants require more frequent watering than established plants. Fertillization Fertilize just before and during the plants active growing cycle. Avoid full shade where foliage density will substantially decrease. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This plant is slow-growing. Contact our store for more information on how to protect it over the winter months.
Globe Hetz Midget Arborvitae
Where is this species invasive in the US? The compact form makes this a popular accent plant for mixed borders or containers. Small evergreen shrub with dense, globe shaped growth habit. Search For More Plants. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. When planting near a building, avoid spots where snow or ice tends to fall from the roof, as this may crush your plant.
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget' - worth growing??
Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. Plant in spring or early fall to give plants the best start. After planting check for water regularly until fully rooted and established. Resists winter burn and will provide durable golden color for four seasons. Hetz Midget Arborvitae makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers.
Contact our store for more information on how to protect it over the winter months. They give a great sense of permanence and structure and set off the flowering shrubs and flowers that grow around them. It has no significant negative characteristics. It must be produced directly from trees from the original plant. Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only.