Dwarf Golden Arborvitae
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
Pronunciation: THOO-yuh or-ee-en-TAY-liss AW-ree-uh NAN-uh
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide; no pruning necessary.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Spirea (Spiraea)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.