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Dwarf Golden Arborvitae

Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

SKU
07290
A compactly branched dwarf evergreen shrub with a handsome naturally pointed globe shape that rarely requires pruning. Bright golden yellow foliage develops into a rich bronze color in winter. Excellent choice for use in pairs or groups in borders, in formal rows, or in containers.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh or-ee-en-TAY-liss AW-ree-uh NAN-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide; no pruning necessary.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Spirea (Spiraea)

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

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