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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
description:
Compact conical habit, fairly slow growing. Foliage is green strongly tipped with rich gold. Good winter colouring.

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

propagation:
From heeled cuttings in late summer or autumn.

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

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