Sting™ Arborvitae

Where drama and utility meet. Sting™ arborvitae is a thrilling statement plant, it literally looks like an exclamation point in the landscape, and it takes up less than 2 square feet of space. You get all the interest a 20 foot tall plant has to offer and you’ll still have space for close companion planting. This narrow evergreen defines spaces as a foundation plant, space-saving hedge, and of course as a specimen.

Why grow Sting™ arborvitae?

  • Tiny footprint, easy to pop into the garden
  • Totally unique way to bring structure to a space
  • Evergreen for year-round interest

Additional information

Dimensions 3 × 10 ft
Botanical Name

Thuja occidentalis 'SMNTOO' PP#34,292, CBRAF


3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Foliage Color







Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun


Average, Moist, Well-drained


Borders, Containers, Foundations, Hedges, Screening, Specimen


Alkaline soil, Clay soil, Compact, Evergreen, Foliage interest, Landscape plant, Native, Tree, Winter Interest


Tim Wood

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Plant Care

Light: Full sun (6+hrs/day) to part sun (4-6 hrs/day)

Soil: Any well-drained soil will do

Water: Average water needs

Fertilizing: Nothing special required; apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants in early spring if desired

Pruning: Not required; North Pole arborvitae naturally grows as a narrow column. If you do wish to trim, that may be done in late spring