The Emerald Green Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd', also known as Emerald Green Thuja is a fast-growing, hardy arborvitae. It would make a superb privacy hedge along your property line or beside your backyard pool. These also make an excellent wind-break or foundation plant.
Emerald Green Arborvitae is an excellent plant, a great choice when looking for a narrow, upright evergreen that doesn’t get too tall. This evergreen has an interesting color. Instead of the really dark green color that many arborvitae have, this plant is a lighter green with what appears to be a bit of a gold tinge to the foliage.
emerald arborvitae - A good plant for a wall of green with minimal maintenence is Emerald Green arborvitae. Just needs a trimming once a year to keep it at the height you want, and in the spring, just tye up and branches that the snow bent. I used it in Watertown, and again in Lexington.
Evergreens That Stop Growing at a Perfect 8-12 ft. Height These easy-to-grow hedge trees are perfect for tight areas. Your best choice for a medium-sized privacy screen... just plant every 3 ft. for a tidy, neat hedge that never needs trimming. Ideal for small yards. Plant next to foundations or other tight areas where you need an attractive evergreen accent tree. Also known as Emerald Green Arborvitae