Golden Tuffet Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Tuffet'

SKU
05597
This compact shrub has a dense, mounded form and attractive yellow spring foliage that matures to a golden orange color with hints of lime green. Foliage retains its color throughout winter. Adds fine, delicate texture to the landscape and provides interest to borders or groupings. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh ok-sih-den-TAY-liss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches only 1 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Spirea (Spiraea); Smoke Tree (Cotinus)

Thrives in enriched, evenly moist, loamy, well-drained soils; dislikes dry conditions. Provide afternoon shade in hot summer regions and protect from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Prune lightly, only as needed to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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