Arborvitae - Full Speed A Hedge®
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Arborvitae - Full Speed A Hedge®

Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'

Full Speed A Hedge®  'American Pillar' arborvitae features thick, lush branch structure and a tall, narrow form. It is a very quick grower, maintaining a columnar shape with minimal pruning. True to its name, plant 2 ½’ apart to create a privacy hedge or living fence. Practical in both residential and commercial landscapes. American Pillar is a fine specimen plant for a tight space, as well. 

 Our plants come with extra large and fibrous root systems, ready to plant and flourish! 
Pot Size For This Plant Premium Quart
Shipped Height Plant is 5" to 10" above the pot - Shorter heights are sometimes due to pruning
Zones 3 to 8
Soil Type Clay, Loamy & Sandy soils
Mature Height & Width 15'-20' Height and 3'-5' Spread
Growth Rate Fast
Site Selection Full Sun to Part Sun
Moisture Requirements Moderately moist soils
Blooming Period Grown for Evergreen Foliage 


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Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Tolerates heat and drought once established. Very fast growing - space about 2.5' apart for a dense hedge.