Thuja West Brabant 50 PCS / 500 PCS fresh seeds, Thuja occidentalis Brabant
Thuja occidentalis Brabant
The plant can, in favorable conditions, reach a record height of 38 m, but usually does not grow above 20 m. Moreover, the annual growth is extremely small. The Brabant variety grows much faster - the annual growth is up to 30 cm in height and up to 10 cm in width. In urban areas, the maximum height is up to 4 m.
In mid-spring the tree blooms. Next, small (up to 1 cm in length) oblong brown cones are tied. Inside are seeds that can be used for propagation. The Brabant variety is one of the hardy varieties that grows even in severe frosty winters.
There is also no requirement for soil, so it is grown with equal success on alumina, chernozem, sandy loam and other soils.
Young seedlings grow fastest in the first 5 years of life. At this time, the annual growth reaches half a meter. Subsequently, growth slows down, the trees grow only 30 cm per year. After 15-20 years, the tree may stop completely, or its growth becomes almost unnoticeable.
Partial shade is ideal lighting for young trees. This can be achieved by planting them along tall buildings that provide shade during part of the daylight hours. You should not plant young thujas next to tall and old trees, because the shading will be too strong.