Thuja occidentals Tater Tot
Thuja 'Tater Tot' photo courtesy of Spring Meadow Nursery


Tater Tot® arborvitae is a delightful dwarf globe cedar, a bit taller than it is wide, with swirling fans of deep green foliage.  Its neat, rounded shape is ideal for sprucing up any small space in your yard! It naturally grows as a tidy little globe that does not require pruning to maintain its compact shape. 

  • Height: 30-61 cm (12-24 in)
  • Spread: 30-61 cm (12-24 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 3
  • Sun or Shade: minimum 4 hours of direct sun
  • Foliage Colour: green
  • Shape: globe or cone shaped

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dwarf Cedars grow best in moist, well-drained soil enriched with organic material. Keep new plants well-watered, and don't let mature plants suffer under conditions of extended drought.