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Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'

Arborvitae - Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar

Full Speed A Hedge®'American Pillar' arborvitae features thick, lush branch structure and a tall, narrow form. It is a very quick grower, maintaining a columnar shape with minimal pruning. True to its name, plant 2 ½’ apart to create a privacy hedge or living fence. Practical in both residential and commercial landscapes. American Pillar is a fine specimen plant for a tight space, as well.

Key Plant Details

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Planting Zones:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

soiltype

Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

moisture

Moisture:

Wet

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

3-5 foot spread , 15- 20 feet in height

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Annual Growth Rate:

Fast

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Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

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Shop By Use:

Privacy Screen

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Tolerates heat and drought once established. Very fast growing - space about 2.5' apart for a dense hedge.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Care Tips - Soil:

Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Care Tips - Uses:

Hedges; screening; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

3-8