The Q&A Archives: Arborvitae Planting Distance

Question: I'm planting 4 emerald green arborvitae shrubs. How far apart from each should they be planted?

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Answer: Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald Green' will grow 10'-15' tall and 3'-4' wide. To give your new plants elbow room, space them 5'-6' apart. If you want them to grow into a thick hedge, space them 4' apart.

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