Thuja Occidentalis Brabant
Thuja Occidentalis Brabant is an excellent choice for hedging.
This evergreen conifer forms an attractive, dense, pyramid shape. Its light, yellowish-green flora has a slight bronze tinge in autumn and maintains fantastic color stability during winter.
The plant has a dense growth habit which makes it ideal for reducing noise as it quickly forms a thick hedge when planted 2 to 3 plants per meter. It is also a fast-growing species that displays up to 60cm of new growth every year.
Care & Advice
Despite being a low-maintenance plant, it still needs some attention. Here are a few tips for caring for Thuja Occidentalis Brabant plants:
The plant’s dense foliage provides enough privacy and it is an attractive addition to your landscape at the same time. These hedging plants take on a beautiful shape even without pruning. If you have to prune the plant, then do so once a year and keep these factors in mind: Prune Thuja Occidentalis Brabant in fall or early winter. If you prune the plant in summer, the tip may turn brown. Don’t remove more than a quarter of the plant’s crown in a season. Basically, the plant’s main side branches should be about 1/3 smaller than the diameter of the main trunk.
Water the thuja tree deeply. The soil around it should be covered and kept moist. Apply mulch of an organic material to the planting area to reduce evaporation.
Thuja Occidentalis Brabant needs regular feeding to stimulate growth. Apply balanced fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season.