POLAR GOLD® Arborvitae

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 12-15' Width/Spread: 4-7'

Hard working and colorful, Polar Gold® arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) is the ideal evergreen for all sorts of landscape and garden applications, from a hedge, to screening off an unsightly view, to creating an anchoring, eye-catching specimen. This hardy native arborvitae naturally grows as a tall, dense pyramid of golden foliage yet is durable, adaptable, and easy to grow.

Why grow Polar Gold arborvitae?

  • Nice golden foliage all year-round
  • Naturally grows as a tall, dense pyramid
  • Durable and hardy native evergreen

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Light: Full sun (6+hrs/day) to part sun (4-6 hrs/day)

Soil: Any well-drained soil will do

Water: Average water needs

Fertilizing: Nothing special required; apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants in early spring if desired

Pruning: Not required; Polar Gold arborvitae naturally grows as a tidy pyramid of golden foliage. If you do wish to trim, that may be done in late spring

Botanical Name

Thuja occidentalis 'SMTOYB' PP#25,388, CBR#6177

Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Foliage Color

Yellow

Height

12-15'

Width/Spread

4-7'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Sun

Soil

Average, Moist, Well-draining

Season of Interest

Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Year Round

Uses

Borders, Cutting gardens, Specimen, Foundations, Hedges

Features

Alkaline soil, Clay soil, Cold tolerant, Evergreen, Native, Salt tolerant, Winter Interest

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