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Giant Arborvitae or Thuja 'Green Giant'
(Thuja plicata)

Donated by KC President and Board of Trustees
Tree Map Location: # 106
In Memory of Stephen Shores

Giant Arborvitae or Thuja 'Green Giant' leaves Giant Arborvitae or Thuja 'Green Giant' tree

Leaf: Green; simple; ovate; scale-like; evergreen; fragrant.  
Flower: Yellow, bloom in spring, inconspicuous and not showy.  
Fruit: Elongated, about 1/2 to 1 inch, with brown hard cover; does not attract wildlife; inconspicuous and not showy; no significant litter problem; persistent on the tree.  
Twig: Current twigs are brown green and thin.  
Form: Columnar, pyradmidal; symmetrical canopy with a smooth outline, and individuals have more or less identical crown forms.  
Source: University of Florida  
Website: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st630

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