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Starkie's Gold Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Starkie's Gold'

SKU
40698
Handsome bright golden, aromatic foliage on a tall narrow pyramidal form creates a handsome vertical accent in the landscape. Thrives in full sun. Tolerant of limestone soils. Excellent specimen or planted in groupings to create an evergreen tapestry hedge.
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Full sun

Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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