Thuja occidentalis 'Mr Bowling Ball'
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.
Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Thuja occidentalis 'Mr Bowling Ball' is a dwarf variety of White Cedar which tends to be more groundcover than others in its genus. Requires very little maintenance, boasting evergreen, threadlike, sage-green foliage. High impact compact shrub used as a low hedge or dotted through borders.
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: 70cm.
Ultimate Spread: 1m.
Growth Rate: 20 years.
Special Attributes: It has a very pleasant fragrance, reminiscent of citrus.