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2.5 Qt. Emerald Green Arborvitae(Thuja) Live Evergreen Shrub, Green Foliage

$19.24
  • Emerald Green Arborvitae are popular privacy trees
  • Plant in full sun to partial shade; disease and pest resistant
  • Ships at 9-12 in. and can grow up to 12-15 ft. when mature
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About This Product

Simple to grow and reliably gorgeous all year long, you can't go wrong with the Emerald Green Arborvitae. The Emerald Green Thuja Trees grown by Flowerwood Nursery live up to its name with magnificent green foliage that shimmers in the breeze, and only becomes more impressive as they mature. This arborvitae's thick foliage and reliable pyramidal growth habit makes it the perfect choice for creating a solid, natural, privacy screen that won't discolor in winter, unlike other arborvitaes. In addition to their beauty, Emerald Green trees are extremely hardy, with the ability to resist extreme weather, grow in many different soil types and qualities, and withstand droughts and disease. This Thuja Emerald Green Arborvitae will be approximately 9-12 inches tall when purchased online.

Highlights

  • Emerald Green Arborvitae trees grow to a mature height of 12-15 feet with a spread of 3-4 feet
  • Remains hardy in USDA zones 4 - 8, ensuring it can withstand a variety of climates and conditions
  • Prefers a full sun location to achieve its best growth and vibrant foliage
  • The Emerald Green Thuja grows with a naturally narrow, pyramidal growth habit and requires little to no pruning
  • Fertilize in spring with slow-release granular fertilizer for Evergreen Trees and Shrubs
  • Our Emerald Green Arborvitaes sold on Home Depot will average approximately 9 - 12 inches tall upon arrival
  • Ships from Alabama - Customers beyond the South Eastern United States should consider placing orders on homedepot.com from Fall to Early Spring to avoid heat damage during transit
  • Working on a big landscape project? Consider ordering 1-2 of these Emerald Green Arborvitae plants to ensure that the Emerald Greens that are currently being shipped meet your specifications before placing the order for the entire project
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Internet # 205728152

Model # 5520Q

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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)

144 in.

Mature Width (in.)

36 in.

Details

Additional Characteristics

Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Insect Resistant, Low Maintenance

Average Shipping Height (in.)

10 in

Best Time to Plant

Spring to Fall

Bloom Season

No Blossoms

Blossom Color Family

No Blossoms

Botanical Name

Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald Green'

Common Name Family

Arborvitae

Container Size

2.5 Quart(s)

Container Type

Container

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Fragrance

Fragrant

Growth Habit

Pyramidal

Hardiness Zone

3 (-40 to -30 F),4 (-30 to -20 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)

Mature Height (ft.)

12-15

Optimal Soil Condition

Acidic

Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)

24-36

Returnable

90-Day

Sun Tolerance

Full Sun

Tree Height Range (Ft.)

2-12 Ft.

Tree Type

Other

Wildlife Attracted

Birds

Wildlife Deterred

No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

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caret
Q:Your description of the tree says grows pyrimid shape but picture show column shape straight up is that natural shape or was that pruned
by|Apr 3, 2024
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Q:Can this planted in zone 9b?
by|Jul 2, 2023
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A:  Emerald Green Arborvitae Thujas (Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd') are best suited for USDA hardiness zones 3 to 8. Zone 9b typically has a warm and mild climate, which may not be ideal for these trees, as they prefer cooler conditions. They might struggle with the higher temperatures and humidity in zone 9b. It's advisable to choose a tree species that is better adapted to the specific climate and conditions of your region.

by|Oct 17, 2023
    caret
    Q:Can these be planted along the top of a retaining wall
    by|Apr 29, 2023
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    A:  Yes, Emerald Green Arborvitae can be planted along the top of a retaining wall. This can create an attractive and functional landscape design. Ensure that the retaining wall has proper drainage to prevent waterlogging, and plant the arborvitae with adequate spacing to accommodate their mature width, as they will grow into a dense hedge over time. Proper planting and care are essential to help them establish and thrive in this location.

    by|Oct 18, 2023
      caret
      Q:R they pretty fast growing?
      by|Apr 26, 2023
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      A:  Been a year since i planted mine and we joke they’re fake because they haven’t grown an inch I don’t know what’s going on 

      by|May 13, 2024
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        A:  Emerald Green Arborvitaes are considered relatively fast-growing evergreen shrubs. In optimal conditions, they can put on about 5 to 10 inches of growth per year. The actual growth rate, however, can be influenced by various factors such as soil quality, water availability, sunlight, and overall care. Providing these arborvitaes with well-draining soil, regular watering, and adequate sunlight can help maximize their growth potential. Additionally, occasional pruning can encourage a denser and more compact form. While they may not be as fast-growing as some other hedge plants, their moderate growth rate, along with their narrow and upright habit, makes them popular choices for creating privacy screens and hedges in a relatively efficient timeframe.

        by|Mar 4, 2024
          2 found this answer helpful

          A:  I've heard it said, when planting trees or shrubs, (year 1) they sleep, (year 2) they creep, (year 3) they leap.

          by|Jun 26, 2024
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            Customer Reviews

            4.2 out of 5

            • 4.2 out of 505 reviews
            • 66% recommend this product
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            Tall healthy plants!
            I ordered two Emerald green arborvitae online when I could not find them in my local nurseries. These trees were packed well and very healthy. I was surprised at how tall they are- 2.5 ft to 3 ft. I ordered these on 6/18 and received them on 6/21.
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              4"-6" Growth After 1 Year
              I live in Maryland (Hardiness Zone 6B). I purchased 58 Emerald Green Arborvitae (Thuja) trees in 2.5 gallon pots last summer. I rented the big towable auger and it only took me about 2 hours to dig those 58 holes. I kept them well-watered until winter and I haven't done anything since. After 11 months, I'm very happy to report that all 58 are doing very well and that most of them have at least 4"-6" inches of top growth on them. I'd recommend these to anyone.
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                Had better luck elsewhere
                I ordered five of these from HD and had to order another five from the Tree Center and the HD trees are not holding up nearly as well. The trees were all planted at the same time and taken care of in the same manner, but most of the HD trees are half dead by this spring. While HD does guarantee their plants for a year it would be annoying to replace them because I've not lost an entire growing season if I want to start over. In my photo the HD trees are on the left side.
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                  All 3 of the arborvitae's I received were healthy/tall. Very happy with this purchase/vendor. Thank you!
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                  All (18 yrees), but 1 are now dead!!!
                  We purchased and planted 18 trees last September. We had a fairly mild winter compared to some. We planted the trees correctly and watered whenever it was above freezing temperatures. EIGHTEEN trees and only 1 survived??? Very very bad odds. More than disappointed.
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                    Very impressed
                    Just received 5 of these trees. As I opened each box, I was very impressed with the color and condition of each tree. I’m hopeful they’ll last and create a nice privacy screen in a few years so we don’t have to see the neighbor’s yard. One year warranty sold me. I got quotes from companies who wanted $120 per tree. I understand paying for labor but we’re talking about 3 ft trees here. Bought them for $35/each and will spend an afternoon planting and mulching.
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                      Superlike !
                      Superior quality plants with excellent packaging. Will buy more in future
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                      Pleasantly surprised
                      The trees were healthy and looked great when they arrived!!
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                      Emerald green arborvitae
                      Excellent packaging. Very healthy. Happy with purchase.
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                        The emerald greens I had delivered were a joke, they were the size of something that you would pu...
                        The emerald greens I had delivered were a joke, they were the size of something that you would put on a coffee table! In store had been out for a few weeks do to the landscapers buying them all up. The day I returned them in store they had gotten a small shipment, and for $5 bucks a tree more I got some 30” nice ones. If your local store doesn’t have any, just keep checking, they’ll get some more in.
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