• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:TSOO-ga ka-na-DEN-sis
    Plant type:Shrub, Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in well-drained, neutral to lightly acidic, humus-rich soils with ample moisture. Protect from harsh afternoon sun in hot summer regions. Apply mulch to maintain a cool root zone. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply fertilizer in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Found as a sport of Tsuga canadensis, selected in July 2000 by Monrovia craftsman Ron Kinney in Dayton, Oregon. This new cultivar was first propagated in December 2007.