The Giant Green Arborvitae, also known as the Thuja Green Giant, is a hardy evergreen tree.
The trees are dense with lush dark green foliage, and they get slightly darker during the winter. The trees have tiny, glossy green leaves that are packed together tightly to form a fan-like array. The Giant Green Arborvitae is a conifer tree and is one of the fastest growing evergreens. They provide a dark background that contrasts other plants such as flowers and shrubs. These trees grow well in Hardiness Zones 4-8. Their mature size is 40-60 feet tall and 8-20 feet wide.
Giant Green Arborvitae transplant easily and have a lifespan of at least 40 years.
They are firmly rooted and resilient trees. Waiting around for these trees to grow isn't necessary, as they are very fast growers. They often grow up to 3-5 feet per year. The trees are sturdy and weather resistant, and they can withstand heavy snow and ice, as well as strong winds.
They are excellent wind blockers, and Giant Green Arborvitae can help shield your home from strong winds.
In landscaping, these trees can easily be used as a privacy screen or hedge. These trees can also be used as ornamental trees or can be incorporated into a wildlife garden, as the foliage and seeds of the trees provide a good food source to birds. The Giant Green Arborvitae has many positive attributes- they are more deer resistant than many other trees and provide proper shelter for birds and small animals. They are deficient maintenance, and they will grow in nearly any type of soil. There are no serious diseases or pest problems associated with these trees. They are very fragrant as well. When the leaves of the Giant Green Arborvitae are squeezed, a sweet aroma is released. This tree will make a lovely addition to any yard.