General Plant Information (Edit)
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Leaves: Evergreen
Uses: Provides winter interest
Pollinators: Wind
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • American Arborvitae
  • Eastern White Cedar
  • White Cedar
  • Eastern Arborvitae
  • Northern White Cedar
  • Arborvitae
Also sold as:
  • Holmstrupensis
  • Holmstrupii

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden 
Date: 2022-09-28
Arborvitae Holmstrup after triple digit summer heat. Burned to a
Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-06-16
Location: Arboretum, Kopna Gora, Poland
Date: 08/15/2009
photo by Athantor via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedi
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Thuja Occidentalis columnar variety Holmstrup by Maryl Mar 23, 2023 1:34 AM 2

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