Hetz Wintergreen Arborvitae
Did you know?
Hetz Wintergreen Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Wintergreen') originated in 1940 at the Fairview Evergreen Nursery in Fairview, PA by F. C. Hetz. They are also important timber trees, as their wood is used to make shingles and siding for houses.
Up to 30 feet tall and 10 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Foliage maintains an attractive green color throughout winter months. Cones are small, brown, and pendulous when mature.
Pests & Diseases
Bagworm, heart rot, leaf miners, spider mites, and deer browsing
Great as a specimen, accent, or hedge
Plant in an area protected from the wind in full sun to part shade and keep moist. These trees are tolerant of a variety of soil types and standing water, but are susceptible to snow and ice damage in harsh winters.
Eastern North America from Nova Scotia to North Carolina