Green Giant Western Arborvitae
Thuja (standish x plicata) 'Green Giant'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 25 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide in 10 years; 50 to 60 ft. tall with time.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Uniform, conical form makes an excellent disease-free substitute for Leland cypress, particularly in the southeastern U.S.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Year-round interest|
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