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Hetz Midget Thuja Shrub CareView Full Planting & Care Instructions
Sunlight These shrubs grow best in full sun to partial shade, so plant them in an area that gets around 3-6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
Watering Water your Hetz Midget Thujas when the soil is dry about 2 inches down.
Fertilizing You can fertilize in the first Spring with an all-purpose evergreen and shrub fertilizer if you wish to give them a boost, but otherwise these shrubs do not need regular fertilization.
The Thuja with Global Appeal
Why Hetz Midget Thuja Shrubs?
The Hetz Midget Thuja Shrub is a well-rounded evergreen, particularly for its wonderful globe silhouette and convenient dwarf size. Plus, it's a hardy and adaptable shrub that's excellent for everything from containers to rock gardens and plant beds.
Unlike ordinary columnar or pyramidal evergreens, the Hetz's distinctive shape will singlehandedly transform the design of your garden or landscape. Not to mention its rich, green foliage that's thick and full but slow-growing to enable a variety of suitable planting options. Plus, because it's slow-growing, that means frequent pruning is a thing of the past - you get a neat, tidy shape without much work.
And since it's a hardy shrub, the Hetz stands up to frigid winter temperatures all while maintaining its trademark forest green color. All of this and more means big looks for a small shrub. Especially because the Hetz's compact and rounded growth habit makes care simple.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
The Hetz Midget Thuja is highly sought-after, making it difficult to find at your local garden center. But when you order your Hetz from Fast Growing Trees, you not only get its incomparable growth...but you also get a healthy head start.
We’ve planted, grown and shipped your Hetz with meticulous care, so you get a hassle-free shrub that’s ready to thrive in your landscape.
And unlike other retailers, we never ship bare-root. Your Hetz arrives at your door in nutrient-rich soil, ready to thrive as soon as it's planted.
Compact enough for containers yet well-suited to the outdoors, the Hetz Midget Thuja Shrub is unlike any other. Get the ball rolling and order your Hetz Midget Thuja today!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: These shrubs are full to partial sun lovers that require around 3 to 6 hours of sunlight daily. They also prefer moist soil, though they can tolerate dry conditions and different soil types.
When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that is twice as big around as your shipped container and just as deep. Remove your shrub from the container and gently comb the roots to loosen the roots. Place the shrub in the hole, ensuring that the root ball is level. Backfill the hole and cover the area with mulch to help protect the roots.
2. Watering: Water when the soil is dry about 2 inches down - the timing will vary depending on climate and conditions.
3. Fertilizing: Hetz Midget Thujas do not need regular fertilization. You can fertilize the first spring to give them a boost - an evergreen-specific fertilizer is ideal.
4. Pruning: You can prune to maintain size and shape, but regular pruning is not required.
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|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||3-4 ft.|
|Mature Width:||4-5 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||2-7 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 2-7 outdoors(hardy down to -40℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
Very nicely packaged and fits perfect.
Hetz Midget Thuja Shrub
Awesome round butterballs
This is the second time I've ordered from Fast Growing Trees. Everything is packed tightly; no damage and arrive in great shape.
So far, so good!
Received 4 Hetz Midget Thuja shrubs and they arrived well wrapped and healthy. They all are similar, but one very healthy one had a white band wrapped around it and was a perfect ball and beautiful green. The other 3 were a little egg shaped and had and orange tinge at the tops (like burn?) and had black bands around the base. I don't know if the one was more healthy or they are slightly different varieties? I guess time will tell.
Midget Thuja Shrub
Yes, I just got them planted, look good so far, one was a little brown, but will keep an eye on it, expecting a nice shrub when they grow, possible order some more.
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