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botanical name:
Thuja plicata 'Stoneham Gold'
Thuja plicata 'Stoneham Gold' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Western Red Cedar, Western Arbor-Vitae
family:  Cupressaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 5.00m
width: 3.00m
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: -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.

other notes:
Raised by W.H. Rogers & Son, Southampton, UK, 1948

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