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Green Giant Arborvitae Hedge

Thuja x. ‘Green Giant’

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Green Giant Arborvitae Hedge2019-05-25T18:00:16+00:00
The fast-growing Thuja x 'Green Giant' Arborvitae thrives in heat and humidity, which makes it an especially popular hedge choice in the regions around the Southern United States. With sturdy evergreen foliage, the tree keeps its color through the winter and looks healthy year-round.
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This arborvitae (Thuja 'Green Giant') InstantHedge unit is in a biodegradable cardboard container and ready to be shipped for a privacy screen.

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Neatly-maintained rows of arborvitae (Thuja) hedge ready to be harvested and shipped for landscape jobs.

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The lush foliage of this arborvitae (Thuja 'Green Giant') hedge can be trimmed to form a dense evergreen wall.

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Green Giant hedges in the field, nearly ready to harvest.

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A row of finished arborvitae (Thuja) hedges stretching as far as the eye can see.

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A row of finished arborvitae (Thuja) hedges stretching as far as the eye can see.

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Root development of young plants is checked periodically to ensure that only the strongest plants are selected to form InstantHedges.

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Young starts of arborvitae (Thuja 'Green Giant') wait in a greenhouse to be planted in neat rows to form InstantHedges.

Quick Guide

green giant arborvitae growing conditions
  • With slightly upturned horizontal branching and scale-like dark evergreen foliage, the tree makes a great accent in any outdoor space.
  • The durable, tall and quite strong-rooted and Green Giant makes an especially solid screen or windbreak hedge.
  • The Green Giant Arborvitae was introduced to the United States in 1967, when the U.S. National Arboretum planted a specimen sent from a Danish botanist. Also, Explore other types of hedges

    Thuja x Green Giant Details

    There are a number of immediate benefits to choosing the Green Giant Arborvitae hedge for your next hedge:

    • Evergreen throughout the year
    • Tolerates a range of different soil conditions
    • Dense shape works well with casual or regular pruning
    • Grows tall quickly and creates a great privacy screen
    • The Green Giant is a fast-growing arborvitae hybrid that has been promoted as a disease-free substitute for other varieties of cypress, especially in the humid southeastern United States.

    In the proper growing environment, the tree can grow exceedingly fast, up to 4 feet per year. The Thuja x ‘Green Giant’s narrow and dense pyramid-shaped habit looks neat even without pruning but can be maintained as a compact hedge with regular pruning. Also, check out some of the best hedges which are quite high in demand.

    USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
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    Sun/Shade: Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Deer Resistance: No
    Watering Requirements: Weekly, or more often in extreme heat
    Growth Rate: Fast, up to 3’ to 4’ per year
    Mature InstantHedge Height and Width: Up to 12’ height and 4’ width
    Drought Tolerance: Moderate
    West Coast - Sunset Heat Zones: 1 - 9 and 14 - 24
    Pest/Disease Issues: No major pest or disease issues. Bagworm and rots may occur.

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