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Plant CareView Full Planting & Care Instructions
Sunlight This tree thrives in full sun, with at least 4 to 6 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight per day.
Watering Water your tree regularly for the first six months. Once established, rainwater should be sufficient.
Fertilizing The American Pillar should not require any extra fertilizer unless you notice slow or stalled growth.
|Mature Height:||25-30 ft.|
|Mature Width:||4 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||3-8 outdoors|
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Growing Zones: 3-8 outdoors(hardy down to -30℉)
One of the Fastest Growing Privacy Screens
Why Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitaes?
The Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar is one of our most popular varieties due to its fast, full growth. After the first year, this tree grows more than 3 feet every year until it reaches its mature height. Plus, since it's extremely narrow, it’s an ideal screen for even tighter spaces.
And there's simply no better option for a privacy screen because it's cheaper than a traditional fence. The Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar’s dense growth habit and manageable width make it perfect for borders, street hedging and beyond. Since it can grow up to 30 feet, it's even well-suited as a buffer for second-story balconies and decks. Even better? It’s resistant to extreme heat, cold, wind, and ice, so it's super strong. A little watering and it's good to grow!
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
First, there's no need to worry about replanting - this tree will offer privacy and beauty for generations. Whether you want to save money and create a natural fence, or you just want to enjoy the deep green, dense leaves next to entryways, the Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar shines. But the best part is that it’s grown and monitored at our nursery so that it’s a proven performer when it arrives to your door. And we ship your Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar with its root ball and health intact for best results.
This fresh, full variety of Arborvitae has impressed tree lovers around the country, and it's in high demand. Order your own Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae today, before it’s gone!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: The Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae can be planted in any soil or air condition, but it needs to be placed in a spot that receives full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day). Plant in a hole twice as wide, but just as deep as the root ball. There is no need to amend the soil. Water thoroughly after planting to establish roots.
2. Watering: This tree can tolerate wet or dry conditions. Be sure to water the tree weekly in its young life to ensure proper growth. Try to maintain even moisture for the first year.
3. Pruning: This tree does not require any pruning, fertilizing or pest or disease management. If you want to reduce the size, you can prune off the top once it reaches over 10 feet. This will stunt the growth and allow you to customize your screen size.
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 2nd|
|Zone 5||Week of April 11th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 28th|
|Zones 6 - 11||Ships Now!|
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. 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.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$179 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
Customer Reviews & Photos
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So Far So Good
44 small American Pillars came nicely packaged in four boxes. I planted the American Pillars the next day after receipt. They appear to be doing fine, see how the winter treats them. I planted them 30” apart to eventually get a privacy hedge. The plants came in a variety of sizes and fullness, nothing unusual .
Full Speed A Hedge American Pillar Arborvitae
Purchased 20 of these and they arrived well packed and in great condition. Planted them and all but one are doing well so far. For some reason one plant must not of liked me "adopting: it. Have not contacted customer service yet but hopefully they will replace it.
We're sorry that one of the trees isn't doing well! We're working on getting a replacement to you!