• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:THEW-ya ok-si-den-TAY-lis
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Columnar, Narrow
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Design IdeasLighten up the winter landscape and add a bright spot all year round with this narrow-growing evergreen. It is a fine accent in the border or, for a formal look, planted in a pair on either side of the front door.
    Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Very adaptable; best in well-drained, loamy soils with consistent moisture, and some shade in hottest climates. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Mulch to protect the root zone. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune before onset of new growth.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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