Thuja Full Speed A Hedge® 'American Pillar' - arborvitae Description
Full Speed A Hedge® - ‘American Pillar’ arborvitae is practically a miracle of speed, coverage, and beauty!
We know, that’s a big claim. But no other hedge plant can hold a candle to this variety’s rapid growth rate and narrow, space-saving habit. It solves the problem of both waiting forever for an evergreen hedge to fill in AND taking up too much space in your (and your neighbors’) yard once it does. It combines the rapid growth rate of 'Green Giant' arborvitae with the compact, space-saving shape of Emerald Green arborvitae.
Plant ‘American Pillar’ arborvitaes with their centers 2.5’ apart - eight plants will provide 20' of lush, year-round privacy. With proper care (regular water, fertilizer in spring), you can practically watch them grow, turning your yard into an oasis of privacy.
To learn more and watch videos on the plant's unique features, visit the Full Speed A Hedge website.
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- Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'
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- Sun Exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day), Part sun (4-6 hrs/day)
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- Soil Type:
Not fussy about soil, but grows best in moist, well-drained spots.
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- Height x Width:
15-20' tall, 3-5' wide
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- Patent: USPP 20,209
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Soil: Grow in any moist but well-drained soil. Avoid very wet sites; tolerates some dryness once established.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs sun/day)
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® 'American Pillar' to grow as a dense, tight, narrow pyramid. May be trimmed if desired.
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