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Green Giant Western Arborvitae

Thuja (standish x plicata) 'Green Giant'

Pronunciation: THOO-yuh
SKU #01259

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Description One of the finest evergreens for use as screening or a windbreak, this upright conifer is versatile, strong-rooted and virtually disease-free. Its uniform shape seldom needs pruning, but responds well to shearing. Thrives in southern heat and humidity. A durable, handsome accent tree.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Quickly reaches 25 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide in 10 years; 50 to 60 ft. tall with time.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Pyramidal
Landscape Use Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Design Ideas Uniform, conical form makes an excellent disease-free substitute for Leland cypress, particularly in the southeastern U.S.
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Spirea (Spiraea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
Care Adapts to a wide range of soil types; avoid poorly drained, overly wet sites. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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