It doesn't take an arborist to know that the Green Giant Arborvitae earned its reputation as a favorite landscape tree for a reason. The Green Giant Arborvitae (Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'), also known as the Western Red Cedar from time to time, grows with vigor at a rate of 3 to 5 feet per year! That's one of the quickest growth rates for an Arborvitae you will find.
This North American native grows in an astoundingly stunning conic shape and produces lovely scented foliage from soil to tip. If you need a natural privacy hedge or a hedge that will make an architectural statement, this tree is sure to satisfy and impress.
If you're unfamiliar with the term "Arborvitae" it means "tree of life." This perfectly describes this tree since this evergreen won't fade in the winter and has a robust and hardy nature. Birds also appreciate its dense foliage as they tend to visit it in the winter. But you'll find it's both insect and deer resistant, especially as it becomes more and more established. With all the harsh weather we've experienced, you can rest assured that the Green Giant Arborvitae's flexible and springy branches can hold up even when covered in ice or tasked to hold heavy amounts of snow fall.
If your HOA or city codes don't allow a fence as high as you'd want, the Green Giant Arborvitae will often suffice to provide you with the privacy you need. And it's impossible to deny how beautiful these trees are when planted in a row. They're not just handsome, they're convenient--they don't require much fuss or maintenance.
Whether you want privacy from a nearby road or you want to mask the sight of your neighbor's home, the Green Giant Arborvitae is a great option. This evergreen provides yearlong privacy with its dense, deep green foliage that's soft to the touch. Its versatile and effective nature makes it popular as a way to hide bothersome views for residential or commercial landscaping use.
The Green Giant Arborvitae's tall stature truly makes it a "giant." And its foliage from base to its tippy-top, also create a giant visual impact. And you won't have to wait long to be impressed by its height, this tree grows fast and keep its color all year long.
To create the most effective screen and encourage quick growth, plant these about 5 feet apart. This tree is a great value and quite versatile. Order one (or more) today, and let it become your prized
|Botanical Name||Thuja plicata x T. standishii|
|Mature Height||40 - 50 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Growing Zone Range||5-8|