• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 2 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; 4 ft. tall and wide at maturity.
    Key Feature:
    Year-Round Interest
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:THEW-ya ok-si-den-TAY-lis
    Plant type:Shrub, Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact, Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Reaches 2 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; 4 ft. tall and wide at maturity.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Daylily (Hydrangea); Juniper (Juniperus); Lilac (Syringa); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in deep, enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soil; dislikes dry conditions. Mulch around root zone and shelter from drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. No pruning needed to maintain compact, rounded form.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Originally found by Gabe Cessarini as a branch mutation of Thuja 'Rheingold'.