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Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant' (White cedar 'Brabant')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Contact with the skin may cause irritation.
Low
Toxicity

Botanical name: Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant'

Other names: White cedar 'Brabant', Eastern arborvitae 'Brabant', American arborvitae 'Brabant'

Genus: Thuja

Variety or Cultivar: 'Brabant' _ 'Brabant' is a fast-growing, compact, conical, evergreen conifer with flat sprays of tiny, aromatic, scale-like yellow-green leaves.


Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Yellow-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Foliage smells of pineapple when crushed.

Habit: Conical

Toxicity: Contact with the skin may cause irritation.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Scale insects

Specific diseases: Canker

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Thuja occidentalis 'Brabant' (White cedar 'Brabant') will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining soil in any aspect so long as it gets good light. Needs protection from drying winds, particularly when young.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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