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Western Red Cedar 'Green Giant'

Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'
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Fast-growing evergreen tree with a narrow, pyramidal habit and dense blue-green foliage. Requires little to no pruning and is deer resistant. Full sun to part shade. Use as a screening, windbreak or accent plant.

* Monrovia priced higher.

Plant with Zonal Geraniums


  • Landscape Size: 30'-50' tall, 10'-20' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Narrow, Pyramidal
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Cold Hardy, Deer Resistant, Fragrant Foliage, Bird Friendly

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Little to no pruning required. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in early spring. 



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