Pallet of Thuja plicata (Western Red Cedar)
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Thuja trees make very good screening for unwanted views or an superb hedge, and are the best choice for a conifer hedge. As they will grow back strongly if cut right back or if a section is damaged, in comparison to most conifers that will not grow back from old stems. They also keep to a tidier and more compact shape than Leylandii. One of the fastest growing hedging trees.
How many should you plant? We supply specimen sizes with various heights that have different widths, the width is labels next to the height of each plant.
How fast do they grow? Thuja plicata are fast growing, cut your hedge once a month through the summer, more regularly for topiary.
Hardiness? Frost resistant hardy plants.
Soil type? Lightly acidic, like most plants, when planting it is best to add some ericaceous purpose compost to help the hedge take.