Genus Evergreen, monoecious shrubs to tall trees, native to North America, North East China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan from sea level to low montane areas in cool, moist climate zones. The trunk is single or multi-stemmed, often branching from the base, forming a conical or pyramid crown. The beaches are spreading or ascending, occasionally rooting and forming new trunks.
Propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget' originates from the north-east of North America. It forms a soft, rounded mound of light green foliage which has a sweet scent of apples. It looks great in rock gardens, walkways, mixed borders and associates very well with heathers.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green/Orange, leaf/needles. Pot Size: 3 litre. Ultimate Height: 1m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 years. Special Attributes: It has a very pleasant fragrance, reminiscent of citrus.