Arborvitae, Holmstrup Overview Category: Evergreens Common Name: Arborvitae, Holmstrup Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup' Sun Exposure: Part to full sun Height: 6-8 ft. Spread: 2-3 ft. See notes | Back to evergreens Notes A compact plant with an upright habit. Bright green color and light bushy foliage gives the plant a textured appearance. Does well in light shade, tolerates poor drainage. A great hardy upright evergreen for the landscape.