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Thuja plicata 'Stoneham Gold'
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common name: Western Red Cedar, Western Arbor-Vitae
conifer, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: slow
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: yellow & green
main season: All Year
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Compact broadly conical habit, fairly slow growing. Foliage is dark green strongly tipped with golden yellow where it reaches the light. Becomes attractively golden bronze tinged in winter.
Adaptable to most soils including heavy clay, chalk and waterlogged positions, but will not tolerate very dry conditions.
Reaches about 2m. in 10 years.
From heeled cuttings in summer.
Raised by W.H. Rogers & Son, Southampton, UK, 1948