American Pillar Arborvitae
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American Pillar Arborvitae

American Pillar Arborvitae

Gallon Size:
Gallon Size:
  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar' USPP 20,209


American Pillar Arborvitae is the perfect screening plant as it grows very quickly and narrow but still fills in as an actual screen. It's ultimate height is around 25 feet which is perfectly not too tall. They are not prone to bag worms and can grow in many planting zones throughout the country.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

American Pillar is perfect for smaller back yards that need privacy as the tree grows to be around 25 feet tall but only 4 feet wide. In contrast, Green Giant Arborvitae gets around 12 foot wide at the base. 

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 25'
Mature Width: 4'
Flower Season: Does not flower
Sun: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
-40 to -30
-40.0 to -34.4
-30 to -20
-34.4 to -28.9
-20 to -10
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7