Green Giant Western Arborvitae
Thuja (standish x plicata) 'Green Giant'
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.