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Cultural Details for Thuja occidentalis 'George Peabody'

Common Name:
George Peabody Eastern (American) Arborvitae

Growth Rate:
Broad, pyramidal growth habit

Average Mature Height:
25-30 ft

Average Mature Width:
12-15 ft

Flower Details:
Monoecious, terminal, solitary

Fruit Details:
cones oblong, 0.33-0.5" long, light brown, scales 8-10, usually 4 of which are fertile.

Fall Color:

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Species native to eastern North America

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Loves full sun. Slightly acidic soil is best, but will tolerate most soil conditions as long as the soil drains well.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
5710, 5720, 5730

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.