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Thuja plicata x standishii 'Green Giant'

GREEN GIANT ARBORVITAE

Buy Green Giant Arborvitae online. Arborvitae is a fast growing, narrow, pyramidal evergreen tree. Lustrous dark green foliage in summer and winter. Best used as windbreak/privacy/sound barrier plant. Green Giant is a perfect replacement for Leyland Cypress, which is being attacked by disease. Green Giant is also the winner of two Gold Metal Awards.For USNA info and photos click here.

Height:

30-60 Feet

Spread:

20-30 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Compact Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Border Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Thuja is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Giant Green Arborvitae is a USNA Gold Metal winner National Arboretum Plant Release Program also received Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Metal Winner 1998