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arborvitea

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Emerald Green Arborvitaes are the most popular since they do not take too much space and can go in narrow planting beds. They are good for privacy screening and can grow up to 14′ tall.

Botanical Name Thuja occidentalis. ‘Emerald Green’
Common Names ‘Emerald Green’ arborvitae, ‘Smaragd’ arborvitae
Plant Type Needled evergreen
Mature Size

Growth Rate

12 to 14 feet tall, with a spread of 3 to 4 feet

 

6-8″ Annually

Sun Exposure Full sun to part shade
Soil Type Wide range of soil tolerance, but prefers moist well-drained loams that are neutral to alkaline in pH
Soil pH 6 to 8

Green Giant arborvitaes

are the fastest growing arbs around to create quick screening. Make sure to space them at least 6′ Apart. These are a good substitute when looking for a disease resistant Leyland Cyrpess. These are also more Deer Resistant then other Arborvitae varieties.

Botanical Name Thuja ‘Green Giant’
Common Names Green Giant
Plant Type Needled evergreen
Mature Size

Growth Rate

60′- 80′  feet tall, with a spread of up to 20 feet

 

up to 5′ Annually

Sun Exposure Full sun
Soil Type Wide range of soil tolerance, from sandy loam or even heavy clay are suitable, although it prefers moist well-drained loam.
Soil pH 7 or above

 

Nigra / Dark American Arb

Growing Zones: 3-7

Growth Rate: Up to 12″ a year

Color: Green
Plant Size: 15-18′ tall x 8-10′ wide
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Wet
Low Maintenance: Yes
Deer Resistant: No
Type

Emerald Green, Green Giant, Nigra/ Dark American

Height

3', 4', 5', 5-6', 6-7', 7-8", 12-14'