Green Giant Arborvitae
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Green Giant Arborvitaes have become one of the most highly sought-after privacy screening trees due to their rapid rate of growth and high resistance to deer browsing.
Growing at rates of 2-4 ft per year, Green Giants are a great choice for either privacy screens or wind-breaks. Green Giant Arborvitae are extremely cold-hardy and perform very well throughout the Northeast, especially Long Island. They are uniform growers and do well in hedge-form or individually planted. They prefer full-sun but can handle part-sun conditions as well.
Green Giants need regular watering and fertilization. If provided with both, you will have a deer-proof, cold-hardy green wall in no time!
|Latin Name:||Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'|
|Plant Type:||Conifer, Tree|
|Exposure:||Full to Part Sun|
|Mature Height:||30-35 Feet|
|Mature Width:||6-10 Feet|
|Recommended Spacing:||5 ft Apart|
|Growth Rate:||Fast, 2-4 ft per year|
|Hardiness Zone:||Zone 4-8|
|Water Needs:||Everyday initially. Once established, regular watering still needed for best performance|
|Pruning Time:||Late Fall, Early Spring|
|Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Windbreak|
Heavy or 'Hvy' trees/shrubs/arborvitae is the distinction between the fullness and width of the plant. Heavy plants have been trimmed to promote the growth of the plant to be full and/or wider then the non-heavy plant.