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Thuja Green Giant

Thuja Green Giant
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Regular price $139.50 Sale price
  • 10-Pack (1-2 ft.) $139.50 (6% Off)
  • 1-2 ft. $14.95
  • 3-4 ft. $59.95
  • 5-6 ft. $99.50 (15% Off)
  • 6-7 ft. $199.95

Product Details

Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉) 
      5-9 outdoors
   Map 5-9 outdoors
Mature Height:
30-40 ft.
Mature Width:
5-8 ft.
Growth Rate:
Botanical Name:
Thuja standishii x plicata
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Product Description

The Fastest Growing Quality Evergreen

Why Thuja Green Giants?

The Thuja Green Giant quickly gives you a lush, rich privacy screen (3-5 feet per year once established). And it's:

- Drought tolerant
- Disease and insect resistant
- Easy-to-grow and very adaptable

You can block out neighbors while taking very little yard space. Thuja Green Giants grow in a uniform shape and height. You get that classic French Renaissance look without having to prune or shear. In fact, you don't have to do anything to them. They're drought tolerant and have no significant insect or disease problems.

So, you'll never have to worry about mixing chemicals or spraying these trees. Not prone to deer or bagworm problems. This is a tough tree. Resists ice and snow damage. Grows in almost any soil, even sandy loam or heavy clays. Prefers direct sunlight, but also does well in partial shade.

The Thuja Green Giant is the perfect fast-growing evergreen for a privacy hedge or wind screen. Plant one every 5 to 6 feet and they quickly create a dense barrier. You can easily trim them once a year to your desired height. Left unpruned, Thuja Green Giants planted in rows can reach as high as 30 to 40 feet. Your Thuja foliage stays soft and thick all year long.

Why is Better

Some nurseries dig Thujas out of the ground and send them bare rooted, or "ball and burlap." This can leave up to 90% of the roots behind. The tree can lose up to a year of growth, while struggling to replace it's root system. You also risk losing the tree, since it's less able to absorb vital nutrients and water.

Our Thuja Green Giants are hybrids grown from branch cuttings, not seed. They need to grow below the ground before they can grow above the ground. Some nurseries sell freshly rooted cuttings, that can take up to a year to reach the size and root mass of our one gallons.

But you can be assured that when you order from Fast Growing Trees, you are getting well-rooted Thuja Green Giants, ready for explosive growth.

And for quickest privacy, we now have a limited supply of large trees available. Order your own Thuja Green Giant before it's gone!

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Cherie B.
United States

Beautiful, healthy trees!!

I received my order very late at night, but got them out of the box right away. To my surprise they were very healthy trees. Only one looked a little distressed. It took two days to plant them. I have a home being built very close and I am trying to make a privacy fence with them. So hopefully they will adapt well to my yard!

Cherie B. verified customer review of Thuja Green GiantCherie B. verified customer review of Thuja Green Giant
United States

Little Green Giants

Nice looking saplings, like to evaluate after a year. That’s like teansPlant surgery. To see if they will take off running. I like the idea behind this plant as fast growing and evergreen. Certainly will add beauty and color. Thanks,

Dean F.
United States

new Thuja giants

I have purchased Andrescroggins in the past. If these grow as good as they did I will be very happy. They are still a little brown but I guess that is to be expected. I used Zamzo"s Thrive tree fertilizer on them it works well on my other trees and shrubs. Give them a month its just getting warm here in Idaho. I did like picking up trees from the parking lots though.

United States

Very Good

So far I’m really pleased with the trees, they look great!

Jack m

beautiful trees!

the trees arrived in great shape! They had a well established root system and were already full of new branches. Sensing the need to provide a little support, I installed tomato cages around them, on a windy afternoon it seemed to help. so far the trees are doing great! I hope they continue to do so, I will post updates as they grow.

Planting & Care


1. Planting: This is a large landscape tree and as such, requires a bit of planning before planting. First, measure the area where you would like to plant your hedge or row. You will primarily need the length of the area of planting to estimate the number of trees you need. When planting, dig a hole for each tree that is three times as wide as the root ball but just as deep. You don’t need to add anything to the planting hole. Place the tree, fill in around the tree with the same soil you took out when initially digging the hole. Finally, tamp down as you fill to cut back on any air pockets from forming, water the tree, then mulch to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: For the first two weeks, water your new tree every other day by holding a hose around it and counting to 20. If you don’t have a hose, 2 large watering cans full of water will do (smaller trees may only need a light soaking so a single can may suffice). The second two weeks, switch to watering every three days with the same method mentioned above. After the first month, water once a week unless it is dry and hot (no rain and temperatures above 80 degrees). If it is hot and dry, water twice a week. After the first six months, the trees will be established and won’t need any extra water. Your natural rainfall should be sufficient at this stage.

3. Fertilizing: Your Thuja should not need any extra fertilizer unless your entire lawn and garden has problems and needs regular fertilizing. A balanced tree and shrub fertilizer in the beginning of spring is best if applying fertilizer.

4. Pruning: You won’t have to prune this tree if you are growing it with enough space for it to maintain its naturally graceful pyramid shape. If you’re growing several close together as a hedge, you can shear the plants yearly after the final frost.

5. Deer Resistance: Possibly the best feature of this evergreen is that deer don’t favor the taste. If you live in an area with heavy deer pressure, spray your Thuja Green Giants every 3 to 6 months with deer repellent. That’s all the protection you need.

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Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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