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Dwarf Golden Arborvitae

Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

Pronunciation: THOO-yuh or-ee-en-TAY-liss AW-ree-uh NAN-uh
SKU #07290
6-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
STYLE
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.
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Spirea (Spiraea)
CARE
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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