Thuja standishii /Japanese Arbovitae

Thuja standishii  / Thuja standishii
The rather gangly form of the Japanese arborvitae
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The rather gangly form of the Japanese arborvitae

Close-up image of the draping foliage

Rather limp foliage


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Scientific Name: Thuja standishii
Common Name: Japanese Arbovitae
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This upright growing arborvitae with a rather lose habit of growth is a parent to several cultivars available in the trade. It produces scalelike leaves. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil. Bagworms and spider mites can sometime be troublesome insects on arborvitaes. This selection makes an excellent privacy hedge.