North Pole American Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Art Boe' NORTH POLE)
THOO-yah ox-ee-den-TAL-is 'Art Boe' NORTH POLE

Evergreen Perennial Tree in the Cupressaceae Family
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$34.13 Likely available
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Growing in a very narrow, upright cone shape, makes it a great choice for slim evergreen “windows of opportunity” in the garden.


  • 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


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

Plant Data

Mature Size 10 - 15 feet tall. 5 - 7 feet wide.
Moisture Tolerance Medium - Wet
Zones 3a - 7b
Tags Accent, Alpine Garden, Asian Garden, Attracts Birds, Border, Deer Resistant, Edging, Evergreen, Fast Growth Rate, Foundation, Hedge, Loamy Soil, Low Maintenance, Mass, Moist Soil, Most Popular, Native to North America, Perennial, Potentially Allergenic, Rabbit Resistant, Rock Garden, Shrubs, Thornless, Well-Drained Soil, Wet Site Tolerant, Winter Interest, Woodland Garden
Bloom Period Non-flowering
Flower Color Non-Flowering
Foliage Color



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Field-Grown vs. Greenhouse-Grown Plants

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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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