arborvitae trees can be pruned into hedges for an excellent
screen or windbreak, and can protect more tender plants from
chilling winter winds. They will grow to a mature height of
fifteen to twenty feet and a mature spread of four to six
feet. When planted exactly three and a half feet apart in
a row, the techny arborvitae will grow to be a full shield
in only a few years.
form of the techny arborvitae is pyramidal. They prefer full
sun to partial shade, and can grow in a variety of soil conditions.
The techny arborvitae is the most drought resistant of the
arborvitae plants, and can withstand much colder temperatures.
The techny arborvitae is similar in size and appearance to
the American arborvitae, but has much darker foliage.
techny arborvitae is native to the northeastern United States
and Canada. Once planted, a techny arborvitae requires little
maintenance. Pruning, if desired, should be done early in
the growing season before new growth emerges.