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Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae

Proven Winners

Availability : Pre-Order for Spring
Availability : In Stock
$31.49
This product does not ship to: Idaho
  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 15 - 20 Feet
  • Width 3 - 5 Feet
  • Growing Zones 3-8

The fastest, most beautiful way to obtain privacy is to plant this interesting green hedge plant. Its speed of growth is nothing short of miraculous. Its dense, tight branching, year-round interest, and its hardiness, make it everyone’s favorite screen of choice. It grows to a height of 15-20 feet with a width of 3-5 feet. Full Speed A Hedge® is easy to grow in zones 3-8.

This super strong, evergreen conifer has a tall, narrow, space-saving habit. It grows more than three feet a year. It is disease resistant as well as resisting deer and other pests. When established it is tolerant of drought. A native tree, it is very low maintenance. Plant it as a hedge to block noise, provide excellent privacy, and as a windbreak. It will eventually screen second-story decks. Plant one as a specimen to make a back of the border standout.

Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Care

Dig a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball. There is no need to amend the soil. Backfill, then spread 2-3 inches of mulch around the base avoiding the trunk. Water regularly, with an average amount, for the first six months. It will tolerate some dryness when established.

This tree will thrive in a full sun location and will accept part sun. It is not fussy about soil, it is even salt-tolerant, but likes moist, well-drained spots best. No pruning is necessary, but you may trim if desired. The tree needs no special winter care as it is resistant to cold wind and ice.

Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Spacing

When growing these plants in a hedge, space them 2.5 feet apart. Measure the distance from center to center.

Full Speed A Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8
Plant Type: Shrub
Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Mature Height: 15 - 20 Feet
Mature Width: 3 - 5 Feet
Plant Spacing: 3 - 5 Feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): None
Seasonal Interest: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Green
Attracts: Birds
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Salt
Features: Foliage Interest, Native to North America
Uses: Border Plant, Container, Screening, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point, Hedge
Botanical/Scientific Name: Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar' USPP 20,209
SKU:
THUAP

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addicts Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts always guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy & healthy. However, plant(s) are being shipped through the mail & sometimes accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped, just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note, plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly. 

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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty, whether you're a new gardener or an expert. There are many variables outside of anyone's control that can cause a plant to die. Hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, diseases & pests are all good examples of what can cause plants to die. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all of the unknowns and will replace your plant if something were to happen to it.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant(s). We will cover 100% of the price of the plant, but the warranty does not cover shipping costs. SImply let us know if your plant has died within 1 year of receiving it and we will get you a new one shipped out as soon as possible (depending on the time of the year and availability). We may ask for photos for documentation purposes, but we try to make the process as easy as possible.

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Plant Shipping

Below are some factors we consider when determining when to ship the plants depending on the timing of the order.

Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.

Summer

If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
We review what areas the plants are traveling through as well as your location.

Fall into Winter

We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!

Winter

Get your order in early to reserve your plants for Spring planting!

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an automated email with tracking information. 

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations