Green Giant Arborvitae

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Quick Overview

Green Giant Arborvitae is an exciting new variety which is capturing people’s attention. This arborvitae is large, vigorous, and fast growing. It has a pyramidal form and a medium to dark green color which is very resistant of winter frost burn. Green Giant has proven itself as a performer and can be used anywhere in the landscape. Under good growing conditions this tree can grow up to 3ft a year!

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Green Giant Arborvitae is an exciting new variety which is capturing people’s attention. This arborvitae is large, vigorous, and fast growing. It has a pyramidal form and a medium to dark green color which is very resistant of winter frost burn. Green Giant has proven itself as a performer and can be used anywhere in the landscape. Under good growing conditions this tree can grow up to 3ft a year! 

Where to put it:

Green Giant Arborvitae is a great tree to use as a screen, hedge, windbreak, or as a single specimen. Be aware that unlike many arborvitae used for landscape situations the Green Giant gets massive and will reach a height of 50-60’ tall by 12-20’ wide. They are often planted 5-6ft apart for a quick screen, but 10-15’ apart is ideal for regular situations. 

What it needs:

Green Giant Arborvitae is tolerant of most soil conditions, but does best in moist, well drained soils. This tree will tolerate full sun or partial shade and can withstand heavy ice and snow loads. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Thuja standishii x plicata 'Green Giant'
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Evergreen
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 50-60'
Mature Spread 12-20'
Shape Pyramidal
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color No
Flower Color No
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Hedge, Privacy/Screening
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Tough and Adaptable