Tiny rounded Golden Globe arborvitae seen from above surrounded by a groundcover like sedum

‘Golden Globe’

Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis

'Golden Globe'

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Tiny rounded Golden Globe arborvitae seen from above surrounded by a groundcover like sedum
  • Compact habit
  • Evergreen
  • Bright foliage
Description
A golden version of 'Woodwardii' with soft golden-yellow foliage. It has a globe-shaped habit, and is slower growing than 'Woodwardii'.

USDA Zone 3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Yellow

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Pruning Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Uses Mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips Tolerates heat and drought once established. Keep watered after pruning to minimize browning; this is also an effective strategy to minimize winter damage to foliage in cold areas.