Arborvitae are evergreen conifers with diamond shaped needles. There are a variety of sizes and forms available.
- Sun to Part Sun
- May feature yellow foliage
- Plant in fertile, well-drained soil and water regularly; wet feet (roots) and irregular watering will cause stress
- Deer resistant
- Attracts birds
- Good for containers
- Low maintenance; does not require much trimming
Landscape features include dense foliage with larger varieties suitable for screening, use as focal points and in container plantings. Dwarf varieties make good vertical accents for smaller gardens.