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Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae TreeThuja occidentalis 'Degroot's Spire'

7 reviews
  • Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree

    Degroots Spire is a dwarf arborvitae with twisted foliage.

  • Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree
  • Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree
  • Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree

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Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae TreeThuja occidentalis 'Degroot's Spire'

7 reviews
Evergreen Trees
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  • 1-2 ft.
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Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree Care

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plant sunlight

Sunlight These trees prefer full-partial sun. Plant in an area that receives 4-6 hours of sunlight daily.

plant watering

Watering Water as often as you need to keep the soil moist but not overly saturated. You may need to water weekly or more often during the hotter months, but in other seasons sufficient rainfall should be enough to keep your tree watered properly.

plant fertilizing

Fertilizing Regular springtime application of a general-purpose, balanced lawn fertilizer is recommended for the Degroot's Spire Thuja to optimize its growth.

Purple-Tinged Winter Foliage on a Pyramidal Form

Why Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Trees?

Purple-tinged winter foliage meets a sleek, narrow pyramidal form, setting the Degroot's Spire Thuja apart from similar varieties.

Looking for eye-catching height without sacrificing a ton of space in your landscape? Look no further than the Degroot's Spire Arborvitae. Its twist-like texture grows naturally into a slim form and takes on shearing well, so you can shape it any way you like. Plus, its tailored evergreen silhouette is perfect for windbreaks, planting between buildings, driveway borders, and beyond.

Why is Better

Your Degroot's Spire Thuja has an exceptionally firm and extensive root system because we’ve planted and grown it at our nursery before shipping it to your door. Now, with optimal care, you can expect your hardy, reliable Degroot's Spire Thuja to last season after season.

And compared to similar varieties, your mature Degroot's Spire Thuja has better color retention and density. That means you’ll get the benefits of looks, strength, longevity, and more with your new Thuja Spire – order yours now!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a planting location in full sun to partial sunlight (4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day).

Dig a hole twice the diameter of the tree's root system. Spread the tree's roots gently out in the hole. Fill the hole in with a mixture of soil and organic matter such as compost. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Tamp the soil down around the shrub’s roots to remove any air pockets.

Spread a three-inch layer of mulch such as bark chips, pine needles, or peat moss beneath the shrub to help the soil retain water and also keep weeds away from the shrub.

2. Watering: Keep the soil moist but not overly waterlogged around your tree. During the hotter months, you should water once a week unless you have received any rain. After the summer season, your normal rainfall should be sufficient unless there is an extended period of drought.

3. Fertilizing: The Degroot's Thuja benefits from an annual springtime application of general-purpose, balanced lawn fertilizer. Follow the instructions on the fertilizer for application ratios.

4. Pruning: To shape your tree, you can shear it in the late winter to early spring months.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $129 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 20 ft.
Mature Width: 4 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Degroot's Spire'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 3-8 outdoors
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3-8 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 3-8 outdoors

(hardy down to -30℉)

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Degroots Spire Thujq Arborvitae

trees came as advertised. impressed with the spiral. planted them in peat and soil mix. trees look good Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree Review
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Delivery was fast and trees were in good condition. They've been planted and seem to be doing well. Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree Review
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Great trees and fast shipping

Michael M.
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They arrived on time and in perfect condition. I followed the easy planting instructions and they all have taken root nicely. Great service, great price !

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Degroot's Spire Thuja Arborvitae Tree

planting instructions were great.