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White Cedar 'Hetz Midget'

Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'

Also known as

American arborvitae, Cedar

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

7a-9b

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

5m

10m

Min

3m

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'

Cuttings

Take semi-hardwood cuttings.

Seed

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'

Attractive leaves

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.