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American arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Aurea Nana'

Also known as

Cedar

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

40cm

Min

30cm

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American arborvitae Overview

A dwarf conifer bearing yellow-green leaves fading to bronze in the winter.

How to propagate American arborvitae

Seed

You can propagate from seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of American arborvitae

Hedging, specimen, ornamental