Aborvitae 'Green Giant' Characteristics
The 'Green Giant' is an extremely fast growing tree that can grow up to 4' per year, maxing out at 60'. They have slightly vertical branches that are very densely packed.The needles are a light green color and are flat and soft. They will maintain their color throughout winter bringing a beautiful winter interest, especially if planted in a woodland cluster.
They grow best in moist, well drained soils with full sun but can tolerate some shade. They will require watering when young and in times of drought.
'Green Giants' are often planted side-by-side to create a screen or fence. Some pruning is required to keep the group looking tidy, but is not necessary for the health of the tree.