• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 18 to 20 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide in ten years.
    Key Feature:
    Compact Habit
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:THEW-ya
    Plant type:Conifer, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Columnar
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 18 to 20 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide in ten years.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rose (Rosa); Spirea (Spiraea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Adapts to a wide range of soil types, provided it is well-drained. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Water deeply, less frequently, when established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This selection was discovered by a Monrovia craftsman in Oregon, as a sport of the popular United States National Arboretum Introduction, Thuja x 'Green Giant'. This unique new plant was granted U.S. plant patent number 27,067 in August, 2016.