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'Green Giant' Arborvitae/Thuja

Description

  • Four plants provide 32-40' of privacy
  • Ships with an average size of 3' tall, floor to tip.
  • Classic, fast-growing choice for hedges and privacy
  • Evergreen foliage stays colorful all year.
  • Grows up to 3 feet a year.
  • Grows in any well-drained soil
  • Zones 5-8, sun/part sun, 50′ tall x 10′ wide at maturity.
Zone 5-8
Light part sun/sun
very tall

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Hand-picked at our greenhouse

Shipped to your door

Arrives as young plant

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Description No other evergreen can beat 'Green Giant' arborvitae (Thuja plicata x standishii) for creating a colorful, fast-growing, privacy fence in your landscape. This award-winning introduction from the U.S. National Arboretum is regarded as one of the most distinguished landscaping trees in America, and it's our #1 best-selling privacy tree. Growing up to three feet a year, 'Green Giant' can create a lush green wall that provides four seasons of privacy in just a few years. You can count on it to give years of ever-increasing beauty! When you order trees from GreatGardenPlants.com, you'll receive 3 feet tall, floor to tip, 'Green Giant' arborvitae plants in 1-gallon containers. These plants have been grown for over two years and carefully hand-selected for the highest quality before shipping. Compare and see, the size and quality we offer can't be beaten at this price! Details Botanical name: Thuja plicata x standishii 'Green Giant'
Common name: Arborvitae, green giant arborvitae
Zone: 5 - 8
Sun exposure: Sun (> 6 hours sun) to part-sun (4-6 hours sun)
Height x width: 50' x 10'
Foliage color: Green
Season of interest: Year-round
Uses: Background, Foundation planting, Hedge, Privacy, Screen
How To Grow Soil: Tolerates a wide range of soil types but grows best in moist, well-draining soils.
Light: Sun (> 6 hours sun) to part-sun (4-6 hours sun)
Water: Keep moist, but do not overwater. It can handle mild drought once established.
Spacing: 5-8'
Fertilizing: If desired, top dress in spring with a slow-release, balanced fertilizer.
Winterizing: Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder zones. Tolerates wind once established and withstands heavy ice or snow. It may darken or turn bronze slightly in the winter.
Maintenance & pruning: Requires little or no pruning but can be sheared easily if necessary. Remove any dieback following winter. It can handle a light trimming to the desired size or shape.

Customer Reviews

Based on 58 reviews
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J.R. (Michigan)
Go Green

Ordered and planted 8 across the back of my lot. They have been in the ground approximately a month. I try to water them daily and so far they are all thriving and taking root. They will provide the desired privacy several years from now.

D
D.B. (Wisconsin)
22 Little Ones

Trees were delivered in good condition. Followed all planting and fertilizing instructions. Water every 2 to 3 days if no rainfall. Slight browning on tips of evergreen needles. I believe from the shock of transplanting. They look like they will be just fine

H
H.B. (New York)
Thuja

ABSOLUTELY LOVE my thujas. Customer service was A+ so friendly and helpful

S
S.D. (Wisconsin)
Good looking trees

The trees were larger than I expected & healthy. They are doing very well since I planted them.

R
Rebecca P. (Ohio)
Beautiful trees

My trees arrived two days after ordering! Amazing! The were very nicely packaged and looked great. They are all planted, and I’m looking forward to seeing their growth.