White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'
Also known as
American arborvitae, Cedar
50 years to reach maturity
White Cedar 'Hetz Midget' Overview
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.
Common problems with White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'
As well as a few pests, Thuja spp are susceptible to canker.
How to harvest White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'
Take semi-hardwood cuttings.
You can propagate from seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Special features of White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'
Produce a fruit scent when the leaves are crushed.
Other uses of White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'
This plant is a good selection for rock gardens and tolerant of chalk soils.