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Thuja standishii x plicata

Arborvitae - Green Giant


The Green Giant Arborvitae is another one of todays best selling pyramidal arbs. This very fast growing evergreen has rich green foliage which will slightly bronze during winter months. The Green Giant does well in most soil types including clay as long as they are well drained. Exhibits agood amount of deer resistance, and is wind resistant once established. Largely disease and pest free, it can reach heights of 50-70' in ideal growing conditions. Avoid areas prone to salt spray with this arborvitae.

Our plants come with extra large and fibrous root systems, ready to plantand flourish!

Key Plant Details


Planting Zones:

5, 6, 7, 8


Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy


Light Requirement:

Part Shade, Part Sun, Sun




Plant Characteristics


Mature Size:

15-20 foot spread, 60-70 feet in height


Annual Growth Rate:



Shop By Use:

Deer Resistant, Juglone Tolerant, Privacy Screen, Windbreak Selection, Winter Interest

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

A healthy layer of bark mulch will help retain soil moisture. It should not be planted near roads or driveways where salt is used.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Pruning or shearing not required (unless they are being used as a hedge).

Care Tips - Soil:

Alkaline, average to moist, well-drained

Care Tips - Uses:

Windbreak, barrier, Privacy screening and can be a hedge when plants are pruned at younger age

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones