Growing instructions for Green Giant Arborvitea, Thuja: Plant Green Giant Arborvitea in a full sun location, at least 6 hours of sun a day. Although it will tolerate shade, it will not grow as large. Not particular about soil, it will grow in most soils. A tough plant that tolerates drought. Keep well watered when establishing, and for optimum results during dry spells. For fastest growth water Green Giant Arborvitea consistently and often.
Thuja – Green Giant Arborvitae
Block unsightly views, noisy neighbors, or strong winds with this fast growing evergreen beauty.
Green Giant Arborvitae, Thuja, has become a top selection due to its lush evergreen foliage and its vigorous, fast-growing growth, shooting up by as much as 3-4′ per year until maturity. Its lovely natural pyramidal form adds majestic grace to the landscape. Green Giant Arbovitae matures to 30-60′ tall. Green Giant Arborvitea thrives in the St Louis Missouri area and is highly recommended. Most important thing to remember: Give it space, this behemoth gets big fast!!
An exceptional landscape tree, Green Giant makes an ideal choice for a dense screen or as a single specimen. Once established, it holds up to strong winds, andt heavy ice and snow making it an effective natural windbreak. Green Giant Arborvitae grows well in most soils from sandy loam to heavy clay. It tolerates heat and humidity, and has no serious pests or disease problems.
For a dense screen, plant trees 5-10′ apart. It can be used as a hedge, but will need to be heavily pruned each year to maintain its shape. Green Giant Arborvitae produces 1/2″ oblong cones that emerge green and mature to brown.