Dwarf Golden Arborvitae
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||THOO-yuh or-ee-en-TAY-liss AW-ree-uh NAN-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide; no pruning necessary.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This compact evergreen makes an interesting accent as a foundation plant or combined with other shrubs in the garden. Use it as the focal point with lower-growing shrubs and perennials for an attractive grouping in even small gardens.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Colorful Dwarf Evergreen|
Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established, supplementing during hot dry summer months. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned annually to shape if desired.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9