Depth of planting arborvitae shall be not less than 70 cm If the tree is transplanted into trenches for hedges, dig the hole, from 0.6 to 1 m. It should be 1.5 times larger than the size of the root ball. It spiked the ground, and the drainage make half depth.
Before planting arborvitae need to prepare the soil consisting of humus, sand, peat, and leaf and sod land. To fill the pit, you can buy ready-made nourishing soil for conifers.
If the selected area is dominated by heavy soils with stagnant water, it is recommended to fill in the planting hole a thick layer of drainage, it needs to be at least 20 cm in order to create drainage, use broken bricks.
The distance between trees should be between 1 to 2.5 m, sometimes make it a little more. Should not be planted tall arborvitae forms closer than 3 m to other shrubs and trees. When transplanting do not recommend to lift or bury the root neck, it should be at ground level. Planting is carried out carefully, taking care not to damage the earth com.
Transplanted trees should be watered twice a week. Thuja — drought-tolerant plant, watering is required young and just transplanted specimens, Mature trees should be watered only in the hot and dry summer.
After transplantation during the first two years of fertilizers. If the soil around the tree is too dense, it is recommended to periodically loosen, but no deeper than 10 cm, it is Useful to mulching with sawdust or peat, the thickness of the layer should be about 7 cm Shaded location and too dry soil can cause the plant loses decorative, his crown will become rare, and needles fade.
Young seedlings in autumn and cover with spruce branches, he will protect the tree from winter cold and spring sun. Th preparing for the winter, should link its branches with twine. During snowy winters too can be damaged thick and dense crown of an adult tree, the branches can break. If in the winter on the trunk of the arborvitae cracks, in the spring they need to gloss over the garden pitch.
During a heat wave or drought is recommended regularly watered thuja and conduct sprinkler irrigation twice a week. It will wash away with the crown of the tree the dust and will help to spread fresh scent of pine needles. For the formation of crown pruning should be done for this spring TUI shoots shortened by one third with a powerful pruner, and dry branches are removed.