Plant of the Week 11/30/2018
Pyramidal Arborvitae (zone 3-8) Thuja occidentalis 'Pyramidalis'
Pyramidal Arborvitae is perfect as a privacy barrier as it is a fast grower that can grow 12-25' tall and 3-6' wide. This evergreen does not require trimming to maintain its shape. Plant in full to partial sun with deep, regular watering.
Fun fact: The name Arborvitae (tree of life) was given to this tree because of its high vitamin C content. it was used by Native Americans and early European settlers to treat scurvy.