Green Giant Arborvitae
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Green Giant Arborvitae

Green Giant Arborvitae

$61
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  • 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 standishii x plicata

 

If the Emerald Green Arborvitae needed a big brother, this would be it. The Green Giant Arborvitae is a perfect choice if you are looking to create a towering natural screen across an expansive area. Appropriately named, this dense evergreen tree can reach up to 50 feet tall and 20 feet wide under optimum conditions of full sun and well-drained, fertile soil. Often promoted as a disease-free substitute for Leyland Cypress (especially in the southeastern U.S.), Green Giant can grow up to three feet a year! Given its dense habit, it is a good choice as a windbreak and has been shown to be tolerant of heavy snow. If planting as a screen, plant 5-6 feet apart for adequate air circulation and room to reach maturity.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

Green Giant grows fast and gets big! I have several at my house and love their texture and even their Christmas tree type of smell when its damp. If you have space and want to add color near your Green Giant hedge, plant large flowering shrubs like the Limelight Hydrangea, I included a few links below.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 40'
Mature Width: 14'
Flower Season: Does not flower
Sun: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 5 to 8
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
-20 to -10
5
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
6
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7
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