• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 25 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Year-Round Interest
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:THOO-yuh ply-KAY-tuh stan-DISH-she-eye
    Plant type:Perennial, Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 25 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    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 PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea);Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils; dislikes dry conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Protect in exposed sites or cold winter regions with thick layer of mulch. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Pruning seldom needed.
    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 sport of Thuja 'Green Giant' (Thuja plicata x standishii) was discovered by Monrovia Craftsman Rigoberto Pineda in Dayton, Oregon. It was selected for its exceptional foliage coloration, vigor, and slightly more compact habit.

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