Thuja Plicata 'Martin'
Thuja commonly known as Western Red Cedar is a popular alternative to Leylandii. Thuja boasts dark green sharply pointed leaves held in drooping sprays and red-brown bark. Although it is slower growing than Leylandii it is often a much bushier plant.
Grows well in most soil conditions, avoid planting in water-logged soil.
Plant Habit: Bush
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Aspect: West-facing, East-facing, South-Facing, North-facing
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil pH: Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Hardiness Rating (RHS): H6 (-20°C to -15°C)
The growth rate is on average of 40-60cm a year.
For more information on Root Ball Hedging and how best to care for it visit our Care Guide page.