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Highland Hill Farm
Po. Box 517
Fountainville, PA 18923
Call in an order at 215-651-8329
Email Us for help or free planning


Arborvitae - Techny 7-8 ft We Will Deliver and or Plant For You!!!

Arborvitae -15 Varieties Available We Will Deliver and or Plant For You!!!

Yes, we have the ability to deliver and plant most of our trees and shrubs. We can deliver to most areas and in many cases we have the staff to plant the stock for you.
See How We Dig Many of Our Arborvitae. We can also sell and install watering systems to help you maintain and establish your plants. Call us at 215 651 8329 ... or if you have any questions.


Price List For Techny Arborvitae:



Our Nigra Arborvitae


Thuja American in Field

These are 7-10' tall in the field.
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    Where: Highland Hill Farm 5275 W. Swamp Road Rt. 313, Fountainville Pa18901


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    Some of the common varieties available at Highland Hill Farm (not all listed):

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    Highland Hill Farm
    Po. Box 517
    Fountainville, PA 18923
    Call in an order at 215-651-8329
    Email Us for help or free planning
    See How We Can Help Deliver and Plant Our Stock
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    Potted and B&B Stock

    Arborvitae Fast Growing Screening Trees

    Highland Hill Farm has been growing arborvitae since the farm has started. The arborvitae is an excellant plant for blocking neighbors without forfitting much of your back yard for the plant to grow on. Most arborvitaes are upright in growth. For example the popular emerald green arborvitae grows only 3 to 4 feet wide and makes an excellant hedge or buffer. It grows to about 15 ft tall. We love to hear from you! All questions will be answered. Call us at 215 651 8329.
    Our Most Popular Arborvitae the Green Giant
    The Green Giant is our most popular arborvitae. Its main use is as a fast growing buffer. People have traveled from New York and from Virginia to buy these arborvitae. If you have a brown thumb, these are the plant for you.Plus we can deliver and plant.

    Most Popular varieties of Arborvitae vailable :
    Emerald Green Arborvitae
    This dense, compact, 3' Emerald Green Arborvitae is carried by many growers. Great for small lots. This arborvitae is not deer resistant. Their maximum height is about ten to fifteen feet. It retains its color through out the winter.


    Nigra 4 to 5 foot tall
    These are our 5 to 6 foot tall Nigra Arborvitae. They are great for screening and buffering. Medium Height in growth.

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    Trimming of Arborvitae



    d to be Trimming of arborvitae is beyond simple. They are called an indeterminate plants which means that arborvitae grow from growing points and not from their buds. These are found at the tips of the arborvitae and are responsible for making the branches grow longer. Removing them will keep the plant from growing as high and will make the plant wider. For best results, only trim the top leader of your arbs. Since arborvitae do not have buds, trim them at time of the year. We typically trim during the winter just because we have more time available.
    Close up picture of arborvitae foliage
    Arborvitae grow by growing points which are the lighter green in color.


    Shapes of Arborvitae

    Globe


    Hetzt Midget
    A very nice example of a globe arborvitae. Globes are rounded plants that do not need much trimming to keep its shape.

    Columnar


    Emerald Green Arborvitae
    Columnar Arborvitaes are great for yards that do not have much room. They can grow tall but not wide which means that they have to be planted closer together to make a wall. The emerald green is an excellent example of columnar plant because they only grow 3 to 4 feet wide.

    Pyramidal


    Green Giant Arborvitae
    Pyramidal arborvitae becomes thinner as it gets taller. The base should always be wider except if it has been trimmed. They have great shape and can be used with excellent effect in landscapes.

    Roots of Arborvitae

    The roots of arborvitae are considered to be small and fiberous. They are predominately small with many speghetti like and thin roots. These roots are more desirable because when the roots travel under pavement or blocks, they do not "bubble" up disturb it causing sidewalk or foundation problems. The roots are typically with in the top 9 to 12 inches of the ground except in very sandy conditions where they found deeper.

    In general, the arborvitaes like moist well drained soils. They can take the pooper soils of new developments fairly well but try to avoid year round wet soils. If the soils are wet only after rains which is common, then elevate the balls when planting. Also shy away from potted material in those conditions.
    Jamie and his american arborvitae
    Here is Jamie with his american arborvitae in the feild. We do not allow for customers to go into the field to pick plants but you can pick out the ones you like in the yard.



    Other Types of Arborvitae we offer include....


  • Blue Cone
  • Can-Can
  • Danica
  • Excelsa
  • Hetz Midget
  • Holmstrup
  • Globe Arborvitae
  • Teddy
  • Virescens
  • Peabody
  • Spring Grove
  • Wintergreen
  • If you have any questions about anything you see or read, please call us at 215-651-8329. My name is Mike Hirst and I graduated from Delaware Valley College afew years ago. I majored in floraculture and I have worked my entire life at Highland Hill Farm. I will try to anwser any question you have or get back to you with the best information that I can find. Thank you.

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    Pictures of Our Emerald Greens

    Pictures of Our Green Giants


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