Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet Northern White Cedar
This image displays plant 20-30 cm tall.
Height Excluding Pot:
(0ft 7-0ft 11)
Pot size: 10 Litres
Plant ID: 9769 12
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Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet is an AGM-winning evergreen dwarf conifershrub with very attractive golden-orange foliage. It is a very slow-growing low mound, wider than tall and suits mixed borders, rock gardens and containers.
Thuja Occidentalis evergreen conifers are native to the East Coast of America but grow very well in the UK climate. They are commonly called called Northern White Cedars due to their origins stretching from Nova Scotia to Tennessee. The Golden Tuffet variety is a particularly attractive Thuja. Its foliage is present all year round in a unique golden-orange tone. In spring and summer, its new central growth emerges in flat sprays of scaly leaves that appear green-gold. These aromatic branches turn bronzed orange for the winter and small cones may appear in plants that are not cut back.
Height And Spread of Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet Northern White Cedar Golden Tuffet is a dwarf conifer with grow to half a metre in height by 1.5 metres in spread over ten years. It’s a dense shrub that spreads further than its height.
How Hardy Is Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet This is a very hardy conifer that can withstand sub-zero temperatures. Once it is established it is drought hardy and pollution tolerant.
How To Use Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet Because Northern White Cedar Golden Tuffet is evergreen and doesn’t get too tall it can fit into a variety of settings. It suits a low maintenance mixed bed or border in urban gardens and makes an attractive space filler in cottage gardens. It’s hardy enough to grow in coastal areas and suits the heat of a rock garden. The needles are scaly and soft to touch so it’s a good choice for gardens with pets and children too. You can grow this conifer in a container if it’s large and well-watered.
How To Care For Thuja Occidentalis Golden Tuffet Thujas enjoy a sunny spot and can cope with hot conditions. Its foliage looks best when its grow in full sun, so choose a sunny to partially shady space in any type of well-drained soil. There’s no need to prune, but you can cut back the branches in late winter or early spring if you want to restrict its size. A layer of mulch in spring helps provide nutrients for the growing year and be sure to water well until it is established. For more information, see our blog on Thuja Care.