Virginian™ Arborvitae

Height and Spread14.5' tall x 6.5' wide
Shape and GrowthConical
Plant TypeEvergreen
FoliageDark green, dense, soft and feathery
LightFull sun
SoilPrefers well-drained soil, pH 6.0-7.5
Pruning or ShearingNone needed to keep shape
Landscape UsesPrivacy hedge or specimen
PropagationHardwood cuttings
Disease ResistanceNo pests or diseases observed to date
Sport of Thuja ‘Green Giant’ discovered by Frank Case of Plantation Spring Nursery, Suffolk, VA


– New sport of Thuja ‘Green Giant’
– Narrow, shorter and faster growing
– Wonderful hedge and privacy screen
– Requires no pruning
– Provides superior barrier to wind and sound
– Tolerant of Southern heat and humidity
– Christmas tree potential


– Grows well in the landscape or in containers
– After ten years, it grows just as fast as ‘Green Giant’, just not as tall or wide
– Liners are full and dense, top to bottom