SCIENTIFIC NAME: Thuja occidentalis 'American Pillar'
COMMON NAME: Full Speed a Hedge® American Pillar Arborvitae
GARDEN SIZE: 25-30 ft tall by 4-5 ft wide
GROWTH RATE: Fast (up to 3’ per year after being planted for a year)
USDA ZONE: 3-8
EXPOSURE: Full sun, part sun
WATER & SOIL: Average, well-drained soil; will need additional water in times of drought
HABIT (FORM): columnar
FOLIAGE: Evergreen, green scale-like needles
CARE: Fertilize once in the spring after the last freeze, and again in the fall at least a month before the first freeze with a mild evergreen fertilizer such as Holly-tone.