Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

Emerald Green Arborvitae

Categories: Evergreens

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Foliage density loosens up in too much shade. Tolerates wide range of soils. Likes humid weather with regular rains. 

More About Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

  • tightly conical evergreen
  • very easy to grow...emerald-green color to the foliage

This American arborvitae cultivar is a semi-dwarf, evergreen shrub with a compact, narrowly pyramidal habit. Glossy bright green, scale-like foliage in flat sprays. Urn-shaped cones to 1/2" long mature in autumn to reddish brown.

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12-18 ft


3-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' Characteristics


  • Screening/Hedge
  • Evergreen
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Hedging


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils


  • Upright