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Thuja Green Giant

Thuja Green Giant
Images shown are of mature plants
Regular price $129.95 Sale price
$189.50
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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.
Sunlight:
Full-Partial
Growth Rate:
Fast
Botanical Name:
Thuja standishii x plicata
Does Not Ship To:
AZ

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. With proper care, Thujas aren't typically 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 windscreen. 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 Fast-Growing-Trees.com 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 its 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 from seed. They need to grow below the ground before they can grow above the ground. Some nurseries sell freshly rooted cuttings, which 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. These larger trees offer more developed branching for ready-made privacy in your landscape.

Order your own Thuja Green Giant before it's gone!


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08/10/2019
dan
green giant thuja

talk about a green fence-planted 13-5footers eight years-ago they are now 30 ft & I cant see or hear the neigbors. Planted 18 more along the side yard 5 years ago- they are now 13-15 ft. tall. we now have a sanctuary !

HS
03/28/2020
Heide S.
United States United States
Great product Thuja Green Giant

7 yrs ago I purchased the Thuja Green Giant-2-3 ft plants. All arrived healthy. I took good care of them, even called occasionally when I had questions. My 12 shrubs are still healthy about 12/14' high. Happy with my purchase. My daughter just purchased a home and wants the same for privacy...with the great sale she will buy some also.

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BD
03/27/2020
Bill D.
United States United States
Ordering and receiving

My ordering process was very simple the product was received in the timeframe that was stated even though we are dealing with a situation affecting the whole world I think you guys very much stay healthy

JR
03/27/2020
Jim R.
United States United States
Great Service

I can't yet speak to the growth of the trees having just received them. But I must compliment FastGrowingTrees.com for quick service. I ordered a 10-pack of the Thuja green giants on Tuesday evening and a day-and-a-half later on Thursday morning, they were at my door, all in good condition.

JW
03/27/2020
James w.
United States United States
Future privacy screen

My overall experience was great. I Ordered and received my 40 green giants in February. They were all in great condition when I receive them through the mail. They were supposed to be between 12 and 18 inches and the majority of them were 18 inches. I planted them at the end of February and it’s now the end of March and as you can see in the pictures below they have already grown 6 inches. I wasn’t expecting them to start growing this fast.

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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 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).

During 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 have problems and needs regular fertilizing. Apply a balanced tree and shrub fertilizer at the beginning of spring.

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.

FGT Tip: 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.


Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

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.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
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$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-$118.99 $24.95
$119 + FREE SHIPPING!

Shipping Alert:

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 - 5. 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.

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