Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) - mature width, plant 3 to 4 feet apart. Measure the height and width of the largest root ball. Then use spray paint to mark out a trench that is two to three times wider and 2 inches shallower than the root ball.
1. Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup' 9. Deren white 'Aurea' 2. Serbian spruce 'Pendula' 10. Yew ‘Washingtonii’ 3. Juniperus communis 'Stricta' 11. The rocky juniper 'Blue Arrow' 4. Thuja occidentalis 'Dumosa' 12. Japanese Spiraea 'Goldmound' 5. Blue spruce 'Glauca' 13. Cuff soft 'Auslese' 6. Blue spruce 'Maigold' 14. The English physocarpus 'Diabolo' 7. Catnip Siberian 15. Yew berries 8. Thuja occidentalis 'Aurea' 16. The European larch 'Pendula'
Thuja occidentalis ‘Degroot's Spire’ compact columnar arborvitae is very popular because of its narrow, columnar form with dense green foliage that sometimes twists and layers over itself. 8ft tall x 1.5ft wide (zones 4-8)
The Emerald Green Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd', also known as Emerald Green Thuja is a fast-growing, hardy arborvitae. It would make a superb privacy hedge along your property line or beside your backyard pool. These also make an excellent wind-break or foundation plant.