Linesville Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Linesville')
THOO-yah ox-ee-den-TAL-is 'Linesville'

Evergreen Perennial Tree in the Cupressaceae Family
 
Buy Linesville Arborvitae
Size Notes Price Availability
#1 gallon Field $15.92
#3 gallon Field $41.72

 

About American Arborvitaes

Often referred to as Arborvitae, Latin for “The Tree of Life.” It’s easy to imagine this nickname when the Arborvitae will stay vibrant and evergreen when almost everything else dies back for the winter - but it actually earned this title in the 1500s when it was discovered that a tea made from Arborvitae bark and leaves cured scurvy (hellooo, Vitamin C). 

While it’s certainly pretty cool that these shrubs saved lives, we love them for their reliable winter color, well-behaved growth patterns, and unfussy growing requirements. Most varieties grow quite quickly and all are very dense, making them the perfect privacy planting.

Pros

  • Evergreen
  • Can grow in a variety of soil and moisture conditions
  • Most varieties require minimal to no pruning to keep their shape
  • Excellent privacy planting

Cons

  • Require part to full sun to thrive
  • May be susceptible to winter wind burn
 

Plant Data

Mature Size 24 - 36 inches tall. 24 - 36 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Partial Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance Medium - Wet
Zones 2a - 7b (Usually hardy to -50° F)
Tags Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Edging, Evergreen, Fast Growth Rate, Foundation, Full Sun, Good for Accents, Good for Asian Garden, Good for Borders, Good for Hedges, Good for Mass Planting, Good for Rock Garden, Low Maintenance, Medium, Most Popular, Nativar, Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Perennial, Potentially Allergenic, Rabbit Resistant, Shrub, Tolerant of Loamy Soil, Tolerant of Moist Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Wet, Wet Site Tolerant, Winter Interest, Woodland Garden
Bloom Period Non-flowering
 

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Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.


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