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84.‘Green Giant’ Arborvitae


Thuja plicata ‘Green Giant’

 

Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
4 – 8
Height:
30 – 40
Spread:
15 – 25
Habit:
Broad-pyramidal
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Soil:
Moist, well-drained, fertile soil preferable
Flowers:
Cones: inconspicuous
Fruit:
1/2 long erect cones
Landscape use:
Useful as a specimen tree or for hedges in formal and semiformal plantings, groupings, or screens
History:
Hybrid between T. standishii and T. plicata
Pests\Problems:
bagworm; Problems: heart rot and butt rot
Significant Features:

Lustrous, rich, medium green, summer foliage; not green through the seasons as promoted; fast growth rate