Thuja occidentalis 'Linesville'

Linesville Arborvitae




Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Thuja

Parent: Thuja occidentalis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 2 to 7

Size: 2' tall nd 2.5' wide in 10 years

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Flattened globose form, dwarf. Light green foliage, lacy appearance. Well-drained soil, not dry. Light afternoon shade in hot climates.


Found as a witches broom in 1985 by Joe Stupka at a cemetery in Linesville, PA.

May be the same as 'Bobozam' and 'Mr. Bowling Ball'.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 3-gallon plant at Piccadilly Farm in April 2014 and planted it in the One Of Everything garden.

Sources of Information

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