The arborvitae is one of the oldest conifer trees that provide multiple purposes in landscaping, music, and medicine. The oil from the bark is used in medicine and the wood is used as a soundboard for guitars. Arborvitae's come in various types, shapes, and sizes. The Green Giant is another of the older arborvitaes. The Green Giant is known for its disease resistance and popularity as borders and privacy screens.
Deer may browse
Space at least 10' apart. Can space 20' apart, but will take longer to build the privacy barrier.
Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, North Carolina and Our Growing Friends at Casey Nursery in Goldsboro, NC.
40' - 60'
12' - 20'
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Sun with Partial Shade
Average; ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.