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Green Giant Western Arborvitae

Thuja (standish x plicata) 'Green Giant'

SKU
01259
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.
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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 25 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide in 10 years; 50 to 60 ft. tall with time.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasUniform, conical form makes an excellent disease-free substitute for Leland cypress, particularly in the southeastern U.S.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitConical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Spirea (Spiraea); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

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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