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Thuja occidentalis Rheingold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Thuja occidentalis Rheingold White Cedar, Swamp Cedar, Arborvitae, Conifer,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Conifers Dense, Rounded

A medium evergreen conifer with a rounded shape. It has an attractive appearance with coppery-yellow fan like flattened foliage and contrasting red brown bark. Grows approx. 2m tall x 1.5m wide dependant on growing conditions. Great for use as a feature planting or to make a formal hedge. Prefers cool climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs, Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate