• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly; do not overwater. Drought tolerant once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide at maturity.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Columnar
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide at maturity.
    Foliage color:Chartreuse
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Best with moist, well-drained soil, pH range of 6.6 to 7.5. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Protect from cold, harsh winds. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly; do not overwater. Drought tolerant once established.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Found as a mutation from Goldcrest in 1987. Originated in Holland by P. Overkleeft.