White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'

Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'

American Arbor-Vitae 'Hetz Midget', Eastern White Cedar 'Hetz Midget', Northern White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'

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This dwarf variant of white cedar is slow growing with yellowish green leaves. Forming a spherical bush it is tolerant of most well drained soils.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take semi-hardwood cuttings.

Special features

Attractive leaves

Produce a fruit scent when the leaves are crushed.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Sand, Chalk, Loam

Soil PH preference

Alkaline, Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes

This plant is a good selection for rock gardens and tolerant of chalk soils.

Personality

Family

Cupressaceae

Scent

Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by Scale insects and canker.
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