emerald green arborvitae - Knowledgebase Question

Buffalo, Mi
Question by beckyrandt2
April 14, 2010
Two of my arborcitae have dying tips. Can they be prune without hurting and stunt its grown? They are only about 2ft tall. They are suppose to get 6 to 7 ft. tall.

Answer from NGA
April 14, 2010


You can use hedge trimmers to trim a few inches off your arborvitaes. Don't cut back to bare wood - no new growth will appear. Instead, just give it a light trim all over.

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