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Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'

43 reviews

  • Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae

    Tall and narrow the American Pillar fits anywhere privacy is needed.

  • Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae

    American Pillar's foliage is soft and lush.

  • Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae

    American Pillar trees can reach heights of 30 feet.

  • Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae
  • Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae

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Plant Care

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Product Details

Mature Height: 25-30 ft.
Mature Width: 4 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 3-8 outdoors
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      3-8 outdoors

Growing Zones: 3-8 outdoors

(hardy down to -30℉)

Product Description

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 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.

Shipping Details

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
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
$149.00-$178.99 $49.95

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Happy little trees.

Trees arrived healthy and happy. So much so that we placed an immediate second order. They seem happy after one winter in the ground and are showing signs of some new spring growth. Yay! I’m excited to see them grow. Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Review
Susan D. Shannon
United States United States
Tiny babies

Very healthy looking specimens. Purchased 5.

United States United States
Great expirience.

Plants arrived very secure and were very easy to plant

E G.
United States United States
Perfect for small yard

We purchased 18 of these trees to block out neighbor 3 years ago. We live in coastal Delaware with lots of wind and these trees have held up perfectly. They have grown from ankle height to over 7 feet in that time. They’re planted 2-3 feet apart to create a green fence. I would definitely recommend these trees for a small space and someone looking for quick growth. We have not fertilized them and only mulched them this year. We also cut any with two leaders to keep just one to create more stability as they get taller. I love how they bronze a little in the winter, they’re a beautiful color and not ornamental/ topiary looking. Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Review
Mark B.
United States United States
Just planted

Saturday afternoon we planted 20 of these, 4' apart, 2' from the fence line. In the spring we'll plant at least another 10. They'll eventually block our view of the neighbor's unsightly shed, and future shop.