Thuja or Western Red Cedar Hedges are a great choice for a fast growing evergreen conifer hedge. Thuja is an evergreen conifer similar to green leylandii but slightly slower growing making it easier to maintain as a hedge. Thuja can kept as a formal hedge from 5 foot upwards. Thuja hedges will tolerate harder pruning than a leylandii hedge and will often regrow quite well when cut back hard into older wood. The foliage of a thuja hedge is mid – dark green and has a wonderful almost fruity aroma to it, if crushed. This long lived native american tree was once used extensively by the indigenous people who depended on the tree for their basic materials. Naturally a large tree Thuja can be used effectively as a hedge, and is also perfect for screening A Thuja hedge is easy to grow and is tolerant of most conditions. Thuja can be kept at any height and width if trimmed annually. An excellent choice for a faster growing formal hedge or tall screen.
All our Thuja Hedging plants are container grown and will have a fully intact and undisturbed root system. They will establish quicker than root-balled plants with fewer losses as there has been no disturbance to the root system.