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Full Speed A Hedge® 'Thin Man' Arborvitae

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Description

  • Fast-growing arborvitae with a columnar habit!
  • Extremely narrow and tidy form.
  • Ideal for privacy hedges, also amazing as a specimen plant.
  • Ships at an average height of 15 inches, floor to tip.
  • Zones 3-7, sun to part sun, 12-15 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide at maturity.
Zone 3-7
Light part sun/sun
very tall

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Hand-picked at our greenhouse

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Shipped to your door

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Arrives as young plant

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Description Whether your garden needs a striking specimen or full privacy hedge, Full Speed A Hedge® 'Thin Man' arborvitae (or Thuja occidentalis) fits the bill. What makes it different than the popular Full Speed A Hedge® 'American Pillar' arborvitae? Thin Man has an extremely narrow habit (typically around 3 feet wide), which is ideal for gardeners that are short on space. It naturally grows into an elegant column, helping you achieve an elevated look without any maintenance.

We offer Full Speed A Hedge® 'Thin Man' arborvitae in one-gallon pots. Each plant averages 15 inches from floor to tip at shipping. Try planting them in a hedge with their centers 2-2.5 feet apart for a lush wall of foliage.
Details Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Thin Man'
Patent: USPP 25,672
Common Name: Arborvitae
Zone: 3 - 7
Sun Exposure: Sun (> 6 hours sun) to part-sun (4-6 hours sun)
Height x Width: 12-15' tall, 3-5' wide
Foliage Color: Green
Season of Interest: Year-round
Features: Space savers, privacy & screening, evergreens, cold tolerant
Uses: Specimen, hedge
How To Grow Soil: Grow in any moist but well-draining soil. Avoid very wet sites; tolerates some dryness once established.
Light: Sun (> 6 hours sun) to part-sun (4-6 hours sun)
Water: Average
Space: 2.5' apart
Fertilizing: Apply a slow-release fertilizer in early spring if desired.
Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended; Avoid extreme dry soil in autumn, which can cause the evergreen foliage to dry out in winter.
Maintenance: No pruning is required for Full Speed A Hedge® 'Thin Man' to grow as a dense, tight, narrow column. It can be trimmed if desired, but shouldn't be necessary

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Customer Reviews

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Wendy

Great quality plants. Very healthy and continued good health after being planted. The ones we planted a couple years ago are thriving and our newly planted ones are doing great. A bonus is that you choose the ship date.

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T. (Minnesota)
Healthy plants, quick delivery

I couldn't find these at a garden center near me, so was pleased to be able to order them. I ordered 13; all arrived intact and green and healthy. Shipped on the date promised. They seem to be doing well so far. I would certainly order from this supplier in the future.

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E. (Missouri)
Best packaging and shipping!

This is the best website for buying saplings online that I have seen so far! At first, I bought three trees with the idea of ​​giving them a try. To my surprise, I received the package earlier than scheduled. This website is packaged to perfection! Every step of unpacking is very thoughtful for the customer, and a magazine is also given as a gift. Thank you very much! The 3 trees are intact, the soil in the pots is still moist, and the plants are very healthy and strong. This is the best website I have ever had so far, thank you! I will make a video to introduce you to such a responsible and caring website.

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L.W. (California)
So far so good - this time.

I ordred Thin Man last year and they all immediately died. I received a full, hassle-free refund and decided to take another chance this year. The arbs have been in the ground a couple weeks now and seem to being good. i'm hopeful they will make it this time. The hassle-free refund made me willing to take the chance, Great customer service.

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A.H. (New Jersey)
Strong, healthy, fast growers

We bought 72 Thin Man Arborvitaes last May to border our back yard. It's been 11 months, and they've all grown 3-4 feet in under a year. None have died and all are healthy. Some of them receive full sun while others receive only partial, but they're all thriving.

We set them up with a Rain Bird drip irrigation system, so it's all been on autopilot ever since planting. Extremely happy with these trees!