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Thuja Tater Tot®
ENLARGE IMAGE Perfect for small spaces and rock gardens!
  • Thuja Tater Tot is an adorable dwarf evergreen
  • Thuja Tater Tot naturally grows in a globe shape

Thuja Tater Tot®

Cute globe-shaped evergreen!
ZONE 3,4,5,6,7
As low as $14.99
  • Adorable dwarf evergreen
  • Naturally grows as a dense sphere
  • Fragrant evergreen foliage
  • Native
  • Hardy
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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Thuja Tater Tot® Description

Tater Tot™ arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) is an irresistible dwarf conifer that you’ll want to add to your garden! It naturally grows as a cute little globe of fragrant, scalloped, evergreen foliage. It’s perfect as a shapely specimen in your landscape, to add structure and interest to your perennial garden, or as part of your rock garden or dwarf conifer collection. Also nice in containers, and holds on to lights very well for holiday décor.

This versatile little evergreen from Proven Winners isn’t fussy about soil and can grow well in sun or part shade.

Special features: Native, Evergreen, Space Saving, Fragrant, Dwarf Conifer

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name: Thuja occidentalis 'SMNTOBAB'
  • Common name:
    Arborvitae, Eastern red cedar
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs sun/day)
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    Starter quart
  • Soil type:
    Not fussy about soil, but grows best in moist, well-drained spots.
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    1-2' tall and wide
  • Flower color:
    Evergreen conifer, does not flower
  • Foliage color:
  • Season of interest:
  • Uses:
    Specimen, Rock gardens, Containers
  • Patent: 30761
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI



Soil:  Grow in any moist but well-drained soil. Avoid very wet sites; tolerates some dryness once established.  
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs sun/day)
Water:  Average.
Space:  2' apart.
Fertilizing:  Apply a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring if desired.
Winterizing:  A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended; Avoid extreme dry soil in autumn, which can cause the evergreen foliage to dry out in winter.
Maintenance:  No pruning is required, but may be trimmed if desired.