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botanical name:
Thuja plicata 'Collyer's Gold'
Thuja plicata 'Collyer's Gold' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Western Red Cedar, Western Arbor-Vitae
synonyms:  Thuja orientalis 'Collyer's Gold'
family:  Cupressaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 9.00m
width: 4.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Compact conical habit, fairly slow growing. Foliage is green strongly tipped with rich gold. Good winter colouring.

Adaptable to most soils including heavy clay, chalk and waterlogged positions, but will not tolerate very dry conditions.

From heeled cuttings in late summer or autumn.

other notes:
Introduced in 1976 by the Wansdyke Nursey, Wiltshire, UK.

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