Thuja Cheer Drops™

Item #28791


Cold Hardy to Zone 3

Thuja Cheer Drops™ is an evergreen tree offering year-round interest. An intriguing new cultivar, the plant has highly textured flattened sprays of bright green foliage and maintains a natural teardrop form that requires no shaping.

Cheer Drops™, a Thuja occidentalis, commonly known as American arborvitae and northern or eastern white cedar, is a woody plant with a dense, upright, ovate habit and a slow growth rate. It adds an architectural element to hedges, foundation plantings, mixed beds, and borders. It also works well as the thriller (focal point) in a container garden and makes excellent screening.

Easy to grow and maintain, Thuja Cheer Drops™ prefers full to part sun and moist, well-drained loams. It tolerates a wide range of soils but is intolerant of dry conditions. Although little to no pruning is required, any desired pruning should be done in late spring to early summer after the new growth has emerged. Cutting into thick stems can leave unsightly scars and recovery is typically slow.


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Genus Thuja
Species occidentalis
Variety 'SMNTDGT'
ppaf PP33286
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 3 - 7
Habit Upright
Plant Height 18 ft
Plant Width 8 ft
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Evergreen, Bird Lovers
Foliage Color Light Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Hedge, Privacy, Specimen, Foliage Interest
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Virgin Islands, Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico

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