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We Love Hot Head Arborvitae

Don’t let the diminutive size of this arborvitae fool you. This little wonder packs a powerful punch for year-round color, with excellent resistance to cold and hot temperatures.

Hot-Head-Arborvitae Horticulture

Common Name: Hot Head Arborvitae
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'RutThu#1' PPAF
Plant Type: Evergreen
Height: 3–4 feet
Width: 3–4 feet
USDA Zones: 3–9

This low-maintenance shrub does best when planted in full sun to partial shade in well-drained, semi-moist soil. Its small size makes it ideal for entry, courtyard or smaller garden vignettes around the yard. Plant en masse to create a border, flow or movement within a large garden or thick stand of evergreen foliage.

Photo Courtesy of Gardeners Confidence Collection