Thuja Green Giant is a graceful fast growing tree that provides complete privacy, and requires no coddling! No tree is ever completely maintenance free, but Thuja Green Giant arborvitaes are very close. These trees are becoming more and more popular among landscapers, growers, and homeowners a like.This hardy, fast growing evergreen tree makes the perfect privacy screen! It's is a very easy plant to grow, tolerating almost any soil type and resistant to damage from ice and snow, as well as deer and most other pests.
When you are considering how to grow Thuja Trees, remember that these are easy-care plants. You can shear them if you like, but pruning is not necessary. Irrigate them during dry weather even after establishment to ensure that your plants stay healthy.
Thuja Green Giant Arborvitae trees will grow to be 25 to 35 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 to 8 feet. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.
The biggest thing that sets us apart from most other nurseries selling Thujas is we grow what we sell. In the beginning I would drive all over the country looking for Thujas to resale. This would not have been so bad other than you never new the kind of quality you would find. Now we grow the Thujas we sale, this makes the quality of our trees much more consistent. Over time we have learned a good way of packing the trees to where they make it to our customers in great shape. We have had 3 or 4 boxes damaged in the last 4 years.
Plant 5 to 6 Ft. apart. Stay back 4 Ft. off property lines. Will grow 8 to 10 Ft. wide x 30 to 35 Ft. tall.
Do Not plant your Thujas closer than 5 Ft. apart thinking of quicker coverage ! If you plant to close together it will cause die-back as trees grow larger, not enough air circulation.
Thuja Green Giant arborvitae (standishii x plicata) has replaced Leyland cypress as the landscaper's plant of choice for an evergreen hedge or specimen tree. It received the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal Plant Award in 1988 and remains popular because of its fast growth and low-maintenance. Young plants grow 3 to 4 feet per year. Their roots are fairly shallow, but strong enough to prevent the tree from toppling in high winds.
D.T. Poulsen nursery of Copenhagen, Denmark, selected and introduced this cultivar in the mid-1960s. It is marketed as a very effective tree for screening and is regarded as a hardier substitute for Leyland Cypress.
Thuja Green Giant is a vigorously growing, pyramidal evergreen with rich green color that remains outstanding throughout hardiness range. It has no serious pest or disease problems and has been widely grown and tested in commercial nursery production. Thuja Green Giant is an excellent substitute for Leyland cypress.
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"Thuja Green Giant" is so easy to grow, has more beauty, is more disease resistant, and so close to maintenance - free than any tree you could ever pick for combining privacy with beauty.
Anyone with even a lime green thumb will enjoy growing these thuja trees, most of the credit should go to the tree it's self - These trees truly are very easy to grow and care for.
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Planting Tips : Plant 5 to 6 Ft. Apart
(1) Dig your holes half again the width of the container they were grown in and the same depth of the container.
(2) After digging your holes, set your tree in the middle of hole.
(3) Make sure top of root ball is even with ground level, if not adjust by digging deeper or adding soil in bottom of hole and packing it good.
(4) Back fill one half way up on root ball, pack the fill good around the root ball.
(5) Finish filling hole to the top of root ball & tap down real good. If you do not pack it well, it may not hold the tree up straight after it is watered.
(6) DO NOT put soil on top of the root ball, this will cut off the oxygen to the roots.
(7) Now comes the most important part of planting! You need to mulch right away a good 3 to 4 inches deep. You don't want to let the rain wash dirt over top of the root ball and close off oxygen. Create a basin around each tree with the mulch, this guides the water to the root ball.
(8) Your trees being planted correctly is the most important part of all, its growth and survival depends on it! Be sure and keep weeds and grass from around trees, if you do not do this your trees will have a hard time getting enough water to be healthy.
Fertilizing facts :
Foliage color, yellowing of foliage can be signs of fertilizer needed.
If growth rate and needle color are normal for a particular variety, fertilization is not necessary.
It is not unusual for newly transplanted evergreens to exhibit slow growth until they're re-established.
In many landscapes, evergreens also benefit from fertilizer you apply to the lawn.
The best time to fertilize your Thuja trees is before new growth expands, around early April mid-May