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PlantFiles: White Cedar, Eastern Arborvitae, American Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis 'Mr. Bowling Ball'

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Family: Cupressaceae (koo-press-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thuja (THOO-yuh) (Info)
Species: occidentalis (ok-sih-den-TAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Mr. Bowling Ball
Additional cultivar information: (aka Bobazam)

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive plantfreak78 On Nov 5, 2012, plantfreak78 from Rolesville, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I planted Mr Bowling Ball last fall and I've been in love ever since. I have five of them on a hillside in full, brutal sun but they've never complained. The winter color is a cool plum tone and in the summer they're a fuzzy blue-green. What a great plant!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ludington, Michigan
Rolesville, North Carolina



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