- Oct 1, 2021
Green Giant - BEWARE
I am a conifer aficionado. On my 3-acre spread there are currently more than 100 specimens representing 15 different genera -- about all that are hardy in central Indiana. One of my favorites is arborvitae, the genus Thuja. There is a native midwestern arborvitae (T. occidentalis), referred to as eastern white cedar by some. Unfortunately, we destroyed all the wild native Indiana populations, but the species is common in the horticultural trade. I have several cultivars of T.