How To Make Arborvitae Shrubs Grow Thicker And Fuller

Question From: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Q: Arborvitae. They are 4-5 foot tall.GJWU3 If I carefully remove the clusters of small green pods at the end of branches, will that enhance growth of the shrub? I figure better that the energy goes into growth than into the seedlings.

A: Arthur, If you shear off the tips of the branches the arb will develop into a thicker, fuller plant. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.